B. pendula is suitable for light, medium and heavy soils. The plant can tolerates strong winds but not exposure from salt laden winds.
The silver birch grows can be found from western Europe eastwards Mongolia and China, and southwards to the mountains of the Caucasus and northern Iran, Iraq and Turkey.
A tree that can grow up to 30 metres; with a silvery-white trunk; branches pendulous at the ends.
Available from most garden centres.