Betula nigra BNMTF Dura Heat™

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Betula nigra 'BNMTF Dura Heat™', a cultivar of the River Birch, is a resilient and vibrant tree that brings beauty and character to Australian landscapes. With its striking features and adaptability, it has become a popular choice for gardens, parks, and urban green spaces across the country.

One of the key features of 'Dura Heat™' is its exceptional heat tolerance, making it well-suited to Australia's diverse climates, including regions with hot summers and mild winters. This cultivar maintains the classic elegance of the River Birch, with its distinctive exfoliating bark that reveals shades of cinnamon, cream, and copper throughout the year. The peeling bark adds texture and visual interest to the landscape, particularly during the winter months.

In addition to its attractive bark, Betula nigra 'Dura Heat™' produces delicate, pendulous catkins in spring, followed by bright green foliage that turns a stunning golden-yellow in autumn. The tree's foliage provides a welcome burst of color before dropping in preparation for winter, adding seasonal beauty to the garden.

Thriving in moist, well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade, Betula nigra 'Dura Heat™' is relatively low-maintenance once established. It is tolerant of various soil types and can withstand periodic flooding, making it suitable for gardens with poor drainage or near water features. Occasional pruning may be required to maintain its shape and remove any dead or damaged branches.