Full sun, rabbit and drought resistant, zone 3
Betula platyphylla ‘Fargo’
Pot size #5
Introduction from North Dakota. Spire-like tree with pointy golden-yellow fall foliage and smooth white bark with age. Heat, drought and insect resistant; higher alkaline tolerance and hardiness than the species. Prune only in full-leaf as needed.
It is dense deciduous tree with a strong central leader and narrowly upright and columnar growth habit. This tree is recommended as an accent, vertical accent, or as a hedge/screening. The birch is selected for its dense and columnar form, along with its tight branches.
Height: 7m (23 FT.)
Spread: 2.5m (8 FT.)
Dakota Pinnacle Birch