Use as a small space screen; replaces columnar aspen.
Nice light, cool shade effect without being too heavy and dark.
Non-persistent catkins are desired by our small winter birds.
Place in a prominent place for winter viewing.
Full sun to part shade.
Can handle a wet site, but not a requirement.
Health and vigour of this plant not affected by birch leaf miners and it is best to ignore them if they do appear.
Selected seed source for narrow upright growth.