Salix caprea / Salice delle capre

Species: Salix caprea L.
Italian common noun: Salice delle capre, Salicone
Family: Salicaceae
Natural shapesTrees DeciduosFull sun
Climate resistance: + / -20° CClimate resistance: + / -20° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151

Origin: Europe, western Asia

Botanical characteristics: It is a large shrub or a small tree that is growing fast and reaches 10 meters in height. It has a globular crown with sturdy, smooth and reddish twigs. Leaves are elliptic, ovate or lanceolate, with wavy or crenate margin, red petiole, grey and tomentose below. It is a dioecious plant with male and female inflorescences on separated plants, which bears before the leaves. The male inflorescences are in ovoid yellow-gold catkins that are very evident, while the female ones in smaller silvery catkins.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is spontaneous throughout the whole territory, particularly common in the Alps and Apennines on moist forests up to 1800 meters above sea level.

Use: It is very ornamental for the male catkins that are golden-yellow in late winter. It is used singly or in groups in wild gardens. It is suitable for coating moist slopes and river banks and for reforestation of uncultivated moist areas.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Cont.for. 40 Cont.for. 40
Vaso 9.9.13 Vaso 9.9.13
Vaso Ø 18 Vaso Ø 18
Vaso Ø 22 Vaso Ø 22
Zolla 175-200 cm
Zolla 200-250 cm
Zolla 250-300 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 300-350 cm