Area of origin: Europe, central and southern Asia.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 10 m (32,8'), width up to 8 m (26,3').
Soil Type: All.
Hardiness: Hardy to -32°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Properties and uses:
The dark green smooth leaves are whitish and soft underneath. The branches are smooth and red. The silver catkins appear on the branches before leaves at the beginning of spring. Florists use the stems for decorative purposes. Rapidly growing this very beautiful little tree is used to create hedges, planting on banks and alongside waterways particularly in dry areas.
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