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River Birch vs Dakota Pinnacle Birch

Betula nigra

Betula platyphylla Fargo

River Birch
Dakota Pinnacle Birch

River Birch has beautiful, peeling, brown bark that reveals camel-colored and pink beneath. It is more borer resistant than white bark birches, which makes it a much longer-lived landscape tree.

Dakota Pinnacle Birch is a hardy deciduous tree with a columnar to narrowly pyramidal form.

It makes a beautiful accent tree, and Dakota Pinnacle Birch is insect resistant and drought tolerant.

Dakota Pinnacle Birch features smooth white bark and dark, green foliage that turns yellow in the fall.

RIVER BIRCH QUICK FACTS

DAKOTA PINNACLE BIRCH QUICK FACTS

Zone: 1a
Zone: 2a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Moisture: any
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fuzz/fluff: yes
Fuzz/fluff: yes
Catkins: yes
Catkins: yes
Fall colour: yellow
Fall colour: yellow
Bark: dark gray-brown or pinkish-brown and scaly
Bark: grayish-orange (young trees); orange-white/yellow-white (mature trees)
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: low
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium


In row spacing: 1.8 - 2.4 m (6 - 8 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)





Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes