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Betula 'Royal Frost'

Description

Royal Frost Birch is a pyramidal tree that is known for its exeptional red-purple leaves and yellow-orange fall color.  It is a hybrid cross between Betula populifolia 'Whitespire' (which gives it white bark) and Betula 'Crimson Frost' (the unusual purple leaves)

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#interesting bark#white bark#green flowers#winter interest#fall interest#deer resistant#early spring flowers#fall color yellow#fall color orange
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#interesting bark#white bark#green flowers#winter interest#fall interest#deer resistant#early spring flowers#fall color yellow#fall color orange
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Betula
    Family:
    Betulaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Dimensions:
    Height: 30 ft. 0 in. - 40 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 15 ft. 0 in. - 20 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Pyramidal
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Summer
    Fruit Type:
    Samara
    Fruit Description:
    Female flowers produce cone-like fruits with winged seeds.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Green
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Catkin
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Size:
    < 1 inch
    Flower Description:
    Tiny green flowers appear in early spring. Both male and female flowers appear on the same tree.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Bark:
    Bark Color:
    White
    Bark Description:
    Attractive white barks makes for great winter interest in the landscape.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Winter Garden
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer