Dakota Pinnacle® Birch - Betula platyphylla 'Fargo' PP10963

Dakota Pinnacle Birch; Betula platyphylla 'Fargo' PP10963
Dakota Pinnacle Birch; Betula platyphylla 'Fargo' PP10963
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A new North Dakota State University introduction with a narrow columnar form. Dark green foliage turns bright yellow in fall. Develops white papery slightly exfoliating bark as it matures. Heat and drought tolerant once established. Good bronze birch borer resistance.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Landscape Uses: 
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
20-30'
Spread: 
10-20'
Flower Colors: 
Brown
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Fall Colour
Stem Colour
Growth Habits: 
Narrow
Pyramidal
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 3.8 (13 votes)

Prefers a moist, well drained, slightly acidic soil. Tolerates wet poorly drained soils. Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Prune broken or damaged limbs in summer to prevent severe bleeding of wounds in spring.

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