Royal Frost Birch | Betula



Description

Betula 'Royal Frost' is deciduous tree commonly known as Birch. An incredible accent tree for the home landscape with rich burgundy-red to purple foliage all season long and beautiful white exfoliating bark; upright pyramidal habit of growth. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. 

 

This tree does best in full sun to partial shade and cold hardiness zones 3 - 6. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out.  Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Light Requirements: Full Sun or Partial Shade

Bloom Season: Spring

Cold Hardiness Zone: 3 - 6

Mature Height & Width: 30 -40' tall, 15 - 20' wide