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Sharptop Trees

(Dura-Heat® River Birch, River Birch)

Dura-heat river birch is a handsome, often multi-stemmed, fast growing tree that is native to the southeastern and central United States. Its most notable ornamental feature is beautiful peeling bark that appears in mixed shades of salmon to cinnamon exposing a creamy-white inner bark. Dura-Heat ('Bnmtf') river birch has a pyramidal shape, dark green, diamond-shaped, double-toothed leaves and is quite heat tolerant. Dura-Heat is a bit more compact than other river birches but still matures to a...

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James H. Schutte

(Heritage™ River Birch, River Birch)

Heritage river birch is a handsome single or multi-stemmed, fast growing tree that is native to the central United States. Its most notable ornamental feature is its beautiful peeling bark that appears in mixed shades of rust-orange and brown. It has elongated catkins (pendant flower stalks) which appear in spring. Small cones with winged seeds follow in the late summer and fall. The larger-than-usual, glossy, medium-green leaves are diamond-shaped and have a double-toothed margin. The foliage turns...

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Mark A. Miller

(Little King River Birch)

Little King river birch, also marketed as the Fox Valley birch, is a handsome multi-stemmed, fast growing tree that is native to the central United States. Its most notable ornamental feature is its beautiful peeling bark that appears in mixed shades of rust-orange and brown. Like other birches, it has elongated catkins, which appear in spring, and its medium-green leaves turn a dirty yellow in the fall. One problem with river birch is its tendency to drop many fine branches on the ground, especially...

(Black Birch, River Birch, Tecumseh Compact River Birch)

Developed by Studebaker Nurseries in New Carlise, Ohio, Tecumseh compact river birch is a handsome multi-stemmed, fast growing tree whose parentage can be traced to the central United States. Its most notable ornamental feature is its beautiful peeling bark that appears in mixed shades of rust-orange and brown. It has elongated catkins, which appear in spring, and its glossy green leaves turn bright yellow in the fall. One problem with river birch is its tendency to drop many fine branches on the...

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Russell Stafford

(Black Birch, River Birch, Summer Cascade River Birch)

A selection of river birch, ‘Summer Cascade’ is a pendulous, fast growing, deciduous tree selected from a species native to the central United States. Its most notable ornamental feature is its beautiful flaking, peeling bark that mingles many shades of tan, rust-orange and brown. Like other birches, it has elongated catkins that appear in spring, and its dark green leaves turn bright yellow in the fall. One problem with river birch is its tendency to drop many fine branches, especially after storms....

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Jesse Saylor

(Paper Birch)

Paper birch is a medium to large, deciduous tree that is native of the extreme northern United States, Alaska and much of Canada. It is most valued for its beautiful white papery bark that is accented with bands of black. In fall its medium green leaves turn a pretty yellow, and in winter its stark white bark contrasts nicely with evergreens.

This very hardy tree does best in cold climates and excels in moist, but well drained sandy loam soils. Paper birch does not tolerate difficult sites,...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Common Birch, European White Birch, Silver Birch)

European white birch is a softly pyramidal tree when young, becoming more rounded at maturity with graceful arching branches. This high-altitude native of northern Europe and Asia features beautiful white, exfoliating bark and deeply-cut, lacy leaves. Small greenish catkins appear in the spring and are quite eye-catching.

European white birch is tolerant of both wet and dry soils in full sun. This handsome tree has been used extensively in the cool-climate park landscapes. However, its use is...

(Asian White Birch, Burgundy Wine Asian White Birch)

This purple-leaved, deciduous tree is a selection of European white birch Betula nigra that makes a medium-sized, conical, tree with white bark and branches that are slightly pendent at their tips. It also features glossy, toothy, burgundy leaves from late spring through summer, golden fall color, a bright white silhouette in winter, and tan catkins in early spring. The parent species is native to Europe and Russia.

Grow ‘Burgundy Wine’ in full sun or light shade and reasonably fertile,...

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Jesse Saylor

(Common Birch, European White Birch, Lobeleaf Common Birch, Silver Birch)

European white birch cultivar 'Dalecarlica' (aka 'Lacinata') is an elegant tree with graceful arching branches and deeply cut leaves. Its bark is brown on immature branches becoming white with black fissures as the tree grows. Flowers are called catkins and are very noticeable in the spring on the bare branch tips.

European white birch is very prone to birch borer and its fall color is not dependable. It is tolerant of moist and dry soils and is very cold hardy. This is a common cultivar found...

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Jesse Saylor

(European White Birch)

European white birch is a softly pyramidal tree when young, becoming more rounded at maturity with graceful arching branches. This high-altitude native of northern Europe and Asia features beautiful white, exfoliating bark and deeply-cut, lacy leaves. Small greenish catkins appear in the spring and are quite eye-catching.

European white birch is tolerant of both wet and dry soils in full sun. This handsome tree has been used extensively in the cool-climate park landscapes. However, its use is...