Species: Salix viminalis L.
Italian common noun: Salice da vimini, Vimine
Family: Salicaceae
Natural shapesTrees DeciduosFull sun
Climate resistance: + / -20° CClimate resistance: + / -20° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151

Origin: Europe, Asia

Botanical characteristics: It is a small tree or erect shrub, fast-growing, reaching up to 10 meters in height. Branches are greyish-green or brownish and downy, then they are smooth and shiny. It has linear dark green leaves on the upper side, with silver down beneath. Revolute leaves, whose margins are entire. It is a dioecious plant with ovoid, silvery-grey and yellow male and small green female catkins, on separated plants.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is frequent in the Po Valley in northern Italy, especially on moist and flooded soils, up to 500 meters. It was frequently cultivated, not widespread in natural state.

Use: It has been cultivated using the pollarding system for a long time in the countryside, often along streams, for the production of branches for wicker. It can be used along rivers, suitable for the consolidation of river banks.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Cont.for. 40 Cont.for. 40
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
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 350-400 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 400-450 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 450-500 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 500-600 cm
Zolla 6-8 cm
Zolla 8-10 cm
Zolla 12-14 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 14-16 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 16-18 cm