Area of origin: Europe, temperate Asia, North Africa.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 25 m (82'), width up to 20m (65,6').
Soil Type: Very rich and fertile, very moist.
Hardiness: Hardy to -32°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Properties and uses:
The grey-green leaves give a beautiful silvery effect to this tree. The leaves are finely toothed. This tree is often cut low as the young branches are used in basket work. The young branches are olive green and smooth. Usually planted along waterways, this is a beautiful tree planted alone or in a group.
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