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Betula pendula 'Purpurea'

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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

Zone:

2

Height:

11-12 m

Spread:

8-9 m
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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

Full Sun
Full Sun

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Rounded

Foliage Color

Bronze
Purple
Red

Landscape uses

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