(Betula pendula)
  • Columnar habit tree which grows moderately up to 10-11 m high.
  • Develops stiff upright branches, its sprouts are often twisted; boasts ornamental paper-like silver white bark which peels.
  • Its green leaves in the autumn get yellow shading and keep long in the tree.
  • Grows well in all conditions but favours sunny positions, prefers alkaline soils; tolerant of environmental pollution, undemanding, suitable for planting in parks.