DEEP BURGUNDY FOLIAGE THAT POPS AGAINST DISTINCTIVE WHITE BARK
- Deep purple to dark green foliage that turns a brilliant shade of orange, bronze and red in fall
- Snowy white bark provides four season interest
- Great drought tolerance
- A medium to fast growing, mid-sized specimen tree - plant on the corner of your home or in a location for all to enjoy
- Hand Selected, Fresh from the Grower
- Ships on our trucks because of the size of the tree - does not fit in a box
- Hardiness Zone: 3-7
- Mature Height: 30-40' tall
- Mature Width: 15-20' wide
- Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
- Spacing: 20-25'
Why plant Royal Frost® Birch?
All hail the King! White-barked Birch trees bring to mind the trees you see on autumn drives in New England or on trips to a cabin in the North Woods. But there’s a twist here—this snowy white Birch tree has regal purple foliage! A standout among mid-sized ornamental trees, Royal Frost® is a true four-season wonder. Plant it in front of dark brick or evergreens to show off its creamy trunk year-round. Include one in your backyard landscaping near your patio or deck, and its small, fluttery leaves will cast a dappled shade where you dine, relax, or entertain. Uplighting directed at that chalky white bark will add extra nighttime drama.
Birches are a promiscuous bunch, hybridizing with each other easily. Plant breeders have taken advantage of that fact to create some wonderful new eye candy. Tom Pinney, Jr. of Evergreen Nursery in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, is one such nurseryman who has tinkered with the Birch gene pool. In 1978, he crossed an Asian White Birch with a purple-leaved European White Birch, resulting in ‘Crimson Frost.’ Now he has crossed ‘Crimson Frost’ with the (American) Gray Birch, ‘Whitespire’, and given us Royal Frost®. It took Birches from three continents to create this beauty!
How to use Royal Frost® Birch in the landscape?
The Royal Frost® Birch Tree is celebrated for its rich purple foliage and magnificent white bark, but it has yet another handsome attribute—great fall color! When nights turn frosty, its deep purple leaves take on warm gold, orange, and scarlet-red tones, before dropping to reveal more of that gorgeous bark.
Hardiness Zones: 3-7
How To Plant Royal Frost® Birch
A site in full sun will coax the most intense color from your Royal Frost® Birch Tree’s leaves. As for the soil, it should drain well and not remain soggy after a rain, though it shouldn’t be allowed to go dusty-dry. The most troublesome pests of the Royal Frost® Birch are the bronze Birch borer and the Birch leaf miner. Your best defense against them is proper care of your tree, as these insects primarily attack unhealthy or stressed trees. Please don’t hesitate to contact our expert growers at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about dealing with these pests safely and effectively.
How To Water
Royal Frost® Birch will appreciate regular water during its first few years in the ground and irrigation during long dry spells after it’s established.
How To Fertilize
Incorporate Elements Starter Plant food granular form into the soil when planting. If planting in spring or summer, start fertilizing late fall using Elements Starter Plant food granular form on an annual basis each late fall. Continue this for the first three years to get your plant well established.
How Does Shipping Work?
Bower & Branch Trees, the real BIG trees, don’t fit in a box! Our big trees, sizes XL and bigger, require expert delivery and care, that means our extra-large trees are shipped on Bower & Branch trucks. We are the only ones who know how to ship our big and bigger trees and plants with tender loving care.
We deliver your trees and plants directly to you. Ask Bower & Branch about planting services – we'd be happy to assist in installation..
*Big trees and shrubs, Size XL and bigger, will take approximately 2 to 3 weeks to be delivered.
Your trees and plants are grown across the United States at various Bower & Branch Gowers. Depending on your location, your plant orders may be shipped from various locations.
Please expect orders with multiple items to be delivered over a number of days as a result. Orders made up of numerous items or selections will not arrive at your home on the same day.
From time to time, Bower & Branch Growers may determine to delay order shipment based on various factors for plant health.
Weather in your region, as well as, where your plants are grown, is always considered when shipping. Extreme weather conditions may delay some or all of your order.
Bower & Branch allows our Growers to make final shipping decisions based solely to benefit your trees and plants’ health and success.
Bower & Branch Plant Whisperers - Online Customer Service
The Bower & Branch customer service team WILL surprise you with experience. The Plant Whisperer Team is available to all of our customers for all reasons: shipping updates, special requests, plant care, design, placement, selection and all your other gardening needs!
Our Service Team is directly connected to the best growers (ours!) across the country and have access to more plant experience and knowledge than any other retailer out there; online or in your neighborhood. Chat with a Plant Whisperer today!
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How Does Sizing Work?
The size of our trees have nothing to do with the container size like you may find elsewhere–big doesn't mean just height - it’s also vigor, age, and overall health.. Other online retailers are going to tell you that a plant is a seven gallon, that means nothing to your tree or plant (or you.)
Our trees for sale online are graded on large, x-large, and even bigger sizes. This is because our trees are sized by their age—the higher the letter, the more mature the tree. The age determines the trees’ overall height, size of the trunk and the overall branch density.
All of these characteristics are what you should be looking for when choosing a tree for immediate impact and instant curb appeal. Our extra-large tree and plant sizes are sure to wow you and your neighbors!
See the size guides below.
90 DAY SATISFACTION GUARANTEE:
Bower & Branch guarantees customer satisfaction within all product groups and sizes. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the product or experience, you have 90 days from the original date of purchase to request a replacement of the purchased product(s).
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Bower & Branch offers a Three-Year Tree Guarantee on all of our trees, sizes X-Large (A) and up. Only the finest and the most experienced growers are awarded the opportunity to grow for Bower & Branch, so we offer the best guarantee available.
If your tree(s) should fail for any reason during the three-year guarantee period, you will receive an online gift card in the amount that you originally spent on the tree.* You can then use this online gift card for any Bower & Branch Purchase.
* Bower & Branch provides online gift cards in the amount of the original purchase price of the tree(s). The amount does not include any additional costs such as delivery, planting, tax, or any other products or services. Online gift cards can be applied towards any Bower & Branch purchase on BowerandBranch.com and have no expiration dates. Bower & Branch does not guarantee tree replacement or availability of any desired product at any time. Cash refunds are not offered. Bower & Branch requires that all original tags and receipts are present when a guarantee request is initiated. The Bower & Branch Three-Year Guarantee only applies to plant material that has been planted in the ground. Container plantings are NOT covered.
At Bower & Branch, we do our best to honor all guarantee fulfillment requests to ensure customer satisfaction. However, we reserve the right to refuse the request if the required guarantee steps were not satisfied. Bower & Branch also reserves the right to deny any guarantee fulfillment request that is made as a result of animal damage, problems with plant hardiness and zone issues, or acts of nature (snow storms, hurricanes, and similar).
Tree is just what I hoped for -- 4 clump, height as ordered, and delivered in perfect condition. The planting, watering and care instructions were thorough and easy to understand and follow. I have high hopes for the beauty to emerge in the spring.
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Thank you so much for your fantastic review of our Royal Frost Birch! We are so pleased that you are happy with your tree! If you ever have any questions for us, please don't hesitate to reach out. We are here to help!
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