Black Prince has an upright slender growth habit, with semi-weeping branches. Purple-black twigs and branches are a lovely contrast to the silver white bark. Glossy deep purple leaves retain color well throughout the season. This hardy variety of birch prefers moist well drained soil and protection from strong winds.
HEIGHT & WIDTH:
6 metres x 4 metres
This is an attractive Birch tree with fine dark red to purple foliage with dark coloured stems.
This is a hardy variety of birch, with semi-weeping branches.
Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune to shape if necessary.