Common Names: European Cutleaf Weeping Birch, Silver Birch, European White Birch, East Asian White Birch

Species Name: Betula pendula

**Note: This species is not recommended for planting within the City of Grande Prairie due to an extended outbreak of Bronze Birch Borer in the area**

Why Plant It?: 
Features white, peeling bark and pendulous, 'weeping' branches
Consider a prairie hardy weeping willow such as 'Lace' if you enjoy the weeping form
Cutleaf weeping birch are known for their trailing branches
Leaves of a Cutleaf Weeping Birch
Birch Tree affected by Bronze Birch Borer

Insects Affecting Species