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European White Birch vs Dakota Pinnacle Birch

Betula pendula

Betula platyphylla fargo

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European White Birch
Dakota Pinnacle Birch

European White Birch is a mid-sized shade tree native to Eurasia. This deciduous tree has a pyramidal form when young, maturing into a rounded crown with arched branches and drooping branchlets.

The trunk is slender, with white bark featuring black diamond-shaped lenticels. European White Birch is an ideal landscape tree for parks and gardens.

Similar to the Cutleaf Weeping Birch, this species is a popular ornamental.

Note: Unfortunately this difficult to grow species is not currently scheduled to grow at TreeTime.ca. Perhaps try purchasing seed from SeedTime.ca and growing your own? Or sign up for a restock notification above.

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.

EUROPEAN WHITE BIRCH QUICK FACTS

DAKOTA PINNACLE BIRCH QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 15 m (49 ft)
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: any
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Catkins: yes
Catkins: yes
Fall colour: bright yellow
Bark: grayish-orange
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium


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



Other Names: silver birch, weeping birch