Variety of birch selected for it’s higher environmental tolerances. Best in full sun however birches do not like Perth’s hot dry winds so keep this in mind when choosing a position. Prefers a moist, acidic and well drained soil,.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Foliage: Dark green, glossy and dense foliage which is somewhat more resistant to scorch than other birches, foliage turns buttery yellow in autumn . May not produce good autumn colour in warm areas of Perth.
Bark: Exfoliates in large creamy white sheets. The bark underneath ages to salmon-brown. Very ornamental