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Botanical Name:
Betula populifolia x 'Royal Frost'
Common Name:
Birch - Purple
Description:
Dark glossy foliage with red veins. Unusually for a birch the leaves turn vivid orange red before falling in Autumn. Bark transitions from black to creamy white with age. Best colour achieved in full sun.
Tree categories:
Heritage tree
Autumn colour
Evergreen Tree
Flowering/Ornamental
Shade tree
Narrow spaces
Hedge & Screening
Driveways & Avenues
Street tree
Drought resistant
Coastal
Courtyard & Pots
Wind Hardy
Frost hardy
Full/part sun
Full shade
Water tolerant
Fire retardant
Summer foliage color:
Growth rate:
Fast
Size:
Small
Max. Height:
15 Metres
Max. Canopy:
5 Metres
Climate:
Soil:
Prefers well drained humus rich soil. Adaptable to a wide range of soil pH and will tolerate short periods of dry and wet.
Pruning: