|The cultivar, 'Incisa' grows true to type and may be confused with 'Asplenifolia' but has slightly smaller leaves which are also differently composed. Has deeply lobed, narrow leaves.
C. betulus is cultivated for its upright or pyramidal habit, ornamental foliage, great fall color, and pendant, leafy-bracted racemes of fruit. Gray bark is fluted and smooth. Leaves are mid-green, ovate, unequally toothed and 3 to 5 inches long. This tree is attractive in a park or woodland setting.