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Click for previous Image Image 1 of 3 Betula populifolia x Whitespire Royal Frost ROYAL FROST BIRCH - MULTI TRUNK

Plant Characteristics

Plant Type
  • Shade Tree
Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
  • Produces Dense Shade
Growth Rate
  • Fast
  • Medium
Flower Color
  • Purple
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Average
Nature Attraction
  • Deer Resistant
Seasons of Interest
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Late Summer / Early Fall
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
Best Usages
  • Provide Shade
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
Best Characteristics
  • Bark Texture
  • Bark Color

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Betula is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Royal Frost is an breeding improvement over Crimson Frost Birch an earlier introduction. Royal Frost maintains a strong central leader, faster growth and greater retention of the fabulous burgundy foliage.

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Betula populifolia x Whitespire 'Royal Frost'

Buy Royal Frost Birch online. Beautiful glossy deep burgundy red leaf color and cinnamon to white exfoliating bark puts this Birch tree in a class of it's own. The desirable leaf color holds very well through out the summer. Fall is a festival of colors ranging from bright red, orange,yellow and purple. Truly a spectacular all season tree.Note: Must have well draining location, avoid wet areas!
  • Rare / Hard to Find Item

Mature Height:

30-40 Feet

Mature Spread:

15-20 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Betulaceae · Common Name: Birch

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