Betula pendula ‘Royal Frost’ ® Betula

Betula

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

Attributes

  • Wet tolerant
  • Leaf colour: Purple
  • Prefers acid soil
  • Drought tolerant
  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Autumn colour
  • M Size: Medium
  • Attractive bark
  • Do not prune

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