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Betula populifolia x Whitespire 'Royal Frost'

ROYAL FROST BIRCH

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!

Height:

30-40 Feet

Spread:

15-20 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-7

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • White
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Exfoliating
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
Growth Habit*
  • Upright Growing
  • Large Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Purple
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Purple
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Moist
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Year-Round
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Provides Shade
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Wind/Dust Break
 

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.