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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 free fertilizer with every order.

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.