It is a small tree with quite narrow, loose, regular, ovate crown. As with betula pendula, it has drooping branches but is generally slower growing than the silver birch. Leaves are bright red to deep purple. Bark is grey-white.
- Esposizione Solare: PIENO SOLE MEZZOMBRA
- Provenienza: ASIA MINORE ASIA
- Tipologia: ALBERI A FOGLIA CADUCA
- Climaticità: MOLTO ELEVATA -15°/-25°
- Epoca Fioritura: april may
- Persistenza Fogliare: DECIDUOUS