Betula pendula 'Purpurea'
Suitable Substitutions for Betula pendula 'Purpurea'
More About 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
Purple-Leaf Birch 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.
Betula pendula 'Purpurea' Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average