Attractive buff-colored peeling bark is a wonderful backdrop for yellow fall color. An impressive specimen commonly grown as a clump of several trunks. Thrives in moist areas. Considered to be more resistant to borers than the European white birch, and one of the most adaptable and heat tolerant of the birches.
- » Vigorous, fast growing medium sized tree
- » Leathery, deep green leaves turn yellow in fall
- » Showy, exfoliating bark tolerance of wetness and some drought, and relative resistance to birch borer.