Swedish Birch- a large, deciduous tree, rare in cultivation, with branches hanging down at the tips and diamond-shaped, deeply cut feathery leaves which turn yellow in autumn. Peeling white bark becomes black and roughened at the base with age. Bears yellow-brown catkins in early spring.
Ultimate height 8–12 metres in 10-20 years
Ultimate spread 2.5–4 metres
Prefers partial shade/full sun, any aspect, in an exposed or sheltered location