Commonly known as European White Birch or Silver Birch, Betula Pendula shrub is a medium-sized tree with elegant pendulous branches and bark. This graceful tree provides shade in summer. There are several main trunks of this tree. The color of the bark is brown and as it ages, it develops to silvery white papery bark. It grows well in sun or part shade and loves moist soil. The shrub bears toothed, ovate and glossy green leaves which looks yellow in fall before shedding in the winter. Betula Pendula looks attractive in all seasons. It is a small landscape tree that grows pretty well in cool northern climates.