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Parkland Pillar® Birch

Are you looking for the next eye-catching focal point to add to your landscape? Or maybe you’re trying to create a privacy screen and looking for the perfect tree? Look no further than #RockStarPlant Parkland Pillar® Birch. In addition to its stunning foliage and classic white bark, Parkland Pillar® is hardy from Zones 3-7, making it a great option across multiple climate and soil types.

Close up of Parkland Pillar Birch's green foliage and white bark.

Great in Every Season

Parkland Pillar® has gorgeous and dense dark green foliage that turns to a vibrant gold in the fall, extending the interest through those autumn months. This foliage contrasts beautifully with the white bark of a classic birch tree.

Close up of Parkland Pillar's white and brown bark.

City Life? No Problem.

Along with being heat and drought tolerant, Parkland Pillar® is tolerant of alkaline soil types, making it the perfect choice for urban areas. To find out which kind of soil you’re working with, check out our blog on testing soil.

Landscape shot of full grown Parkland Pillars planted in a row

Creating Privacy

Parkland Pillar’s® narrow form makes it a great option for planting to create a privacy screens and sectioning off portions of your landscape. When planted in multiples, it is also the perfect tree for mass planting. Check out our blog on mass planting to learn more.

Looking up Parkland Pillar's white trunk into the sky that is covered by green leaves

Care Tips for Parkland Pillar® Birch
  • Planting: Parkland Pillar® thrives when planted in full sun, so check out our planting blog to make sure you are planting your birch correctly.
  • Watering: Parkland Pillar® does best when the soil is kept evenly moist. Be sure to watch our video on watering for the best tips and tricks to keep it hydrated all season long.
  • Fertilizing: Parkland Pillar® doesn’t require fertilizing, but it will benefit from it. If you want to apply, be sure to use a granular, well balanced, slow-release fertilizer. Apply once in spring when you see green leafy new growth and be sure to follow the directions on the package. To learn more, watch our video on how to fertilize in spring.
  • Pruning: Parkland Pillar® doesn’t require any pruning.

Close up of the sun shining through Parkland Pillar's green leaves.

Plant Details
  • Height: 6’
  • Width: 6’
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-8
  • Heat Zone: 8
  • Shape: Upright, rounded
  • Foliage: Yellow

If you’re looking to purchase your own Parkland Pillar® Birch, you can order it online or use our Find a Retailer tool to locate garden centers that sell First Editions® near you.