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Betula pen Royal Frost®
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Betula pendula 'Royal Frost' ®


Parentage: Betula 'Cimsons Forsy' x Betula populifolia 'Whitespire'

Description:  Betula pendula 'Royal Forst is a recent introduction selected for it's persistent, rich burgundy leaves. The white-stemmed bark is complimented with cinnamon hues. Yellow, orange and red colours appear in the autumn providing a stunning, additional feature to this tree. One of the best birch for variety of colour!

History: Originated from Wisconsin, USA in 2006.

Betula Growing Tips: They will succeed on most soils with certain species happy even in wet sites. Although tolerant of chalk soils they will not reach a maximum size in these conditions. Best planted in a full sun position.

Height and Spread (after 10 years) : 6m x 4m

General attributes

Text Purple Foliage
Text Traditional

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Prefers acid soil Prefers acid soil
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Drought tolerant Drought tolerant
Wet tolerant Wet tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune