A graceful specimen tree with silvery bark, and soft, feathery foliage. Best in full sun however birches do not like Perth’s hot dry winds. Choose a protected position with improved soil.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Foliage: Unusual foliage with deeply cut margins, bright green turning butter yellow in autumn. May not produce good autumn colour in warm areas of Perth.
Bark: Bronze-grey when young then peeling to papery-white. Becoming fissured with grey-black patches as it matures.