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Dura Heat River Birch

Betula nigra 'Dura Heat'

Fall Colors

Characteristics:
A fast grower and develops a rounded to irregular shaped crown.

Growing Conditions:
Likes full sun and adapts to heat better than other birches.

Uses:
Majestic landscape tree and has great winter interest due to its showy bark.

Height:
50' at maturity

Width:
30' at maturity

Shape:
Pyramidal

Flowers:
2''-3

Leaves:
Small, dark green leaves that turn yellow in the fall. Tends to keep its leaves longer than other cultivars of River Birch.

Bark:
Very showy bark that is red-brown, and turns burnt orange on older limbs and trunk.

Native to the eastern U.S., introduced by Moon Nursery in Loganville, GA.