Betula x populifolia Royal Frost®

  • Height 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
  • Bark: White

Royal Frost is a hybrid silver birch, related to the North American grey birch, and notable for its distinctive bronze-coloured leaves which turn yellow and orange in the autumn.

The stem becomes white as the tree matures, with papery peeling bark.

Royal Frost trees for sale

Order now for delivery from 18th December

Item
Height in 10 years
Price inc. VAT
Quantity
2-year Royal Frost tree - in a 12L pot
2.5m-4m tall after 10 years
£49.95

Prices include VAT if applicable.


Royal Frost characteristics

Growing

  • Attractive features: Attractive bark Attractive foliage Autumn foliage colour
  • Height 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
  • Vigour: Average vigour
  • Site conditions: Occasional flooding Occasional drought
  • Sunlight: Prefers full sun Some shade
  • Useful for: Open spaces Street / amenity Specimen planting
  • Pruning: Do not prune
  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners

Identification

  • Country of origin: United States
  • Leaf colour: Bronze
  • Leaf colour - young: Dark bronze
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous
  • Bark: White