Betula platyphylla ‘Fargo’
Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 25′ high x 8′ wide
Tree Form: Columnar
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast
Special Features: Columnar form, heat/drought tolerant, and insect resistant
Fall Color: Green/Yellow
Description: A fantastic new introduction from North Dakota that’s hardier than the species; smooth white bark, spire-like columnar habit of growth, quite dense. A beautiful addition to any landscape.
Ornamental Features: Dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn yellow in fall. The smooth white bark is extremely showy and adds significant winter interest.
Landscape Attributes: Dense deciduous tree with a strong central leader and a narrowly upright and columnar growth habit. Low maintenance tree, should be pruned in summer when leaves are fully developed. Can be planted in small places.