Betula pendula 'Purpurea' - Purple-Leaf Birch

Purple-Leaf Birch

Betula pendula 'Purpurea'

  • Pyramidal to rounded crown, slow-growing, weeping with age
  • Leaves are purple in the summer, turning bronze-red in the fall
  • Light silver-gray to dark gray bark when mature
  • A good contrast in the landscape with its white bark and purple leaves

ZONE:
2

HEIGHT:
11-12 m

SPREAD:
8-9 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


To grow a tree with a healthier growth and a more intense, red, fall  leaf colour, plant this birch in a slightly fertile soil.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Slow
ATTRIBUTES:
Fall Color
Deciduous
HABIT:
Rounded
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Red
Purple
Bronze
LANDSCAPE USES:
Specimen