Salix viminalis

Latin Phrase

Salix viminalis

Nation Phrase

basket willow

common osier

Salix viminalis Description basket willow Description Large, bushy, fast growing deciduous shrub, eventually smaller tree (H 6-8 m, W 5-7 m). Crown broadly ovate to rounded, open, irregular. Branches upright to open. Bark on young shoots green-yellow, later grey. Leaves narowly lanceolate (10-18 cm), margin bent downwards (revolute), glossy, mid green to dark green, underneath dense svilnato hairy. Flowers in clusters, catkins (3-5 cm), silver-grey to yellow. Flowering period: April-May. Seeds numerous, very tiny, with grey-white hairs. Ripening time: May-June. A tough species, normally withstands urban conditions, wind, cold and occasional flooding. Needs always moist soils.
  • Decidious have woody stems (i. e. tree trunk and branches) and are also called woody plants or trees. Leaves are normally broad, soft and thin.

  • Woody plant, normally branched at the ground level into several side stems, usually lacks of a dominant stem. Tree top can be of different shapes, dense or thin, symetric or uneven. Most shrubs reach a height of 1 to 2 metres, but some can grow much higher (up to 8 m); some can grow into very low or carpet-like forms.

  • The plant develops new leaves or needles every spring, which dropp off in autumn. Herbaceous plants can die completely in above ground section and grow back in the spring.

  • Plant can in otherwise appropriate environment survive cold down to - 23 °C.

  • Plants for destinctively sunny sites need and tolerate a lot of direct sun radiation (eg. roses, even more spurge (euphorbia myrsinites) , sea buckthorn, sedum, most of rock-garden plants, cactuses etc). Mostly, but not necessarily, these plants can also tolerate drought. Roses need more water and noursihments and rich, deep, fetile soil, while white stonecrop survives more weeks in dry soil without rain or watering and can grow normally in poor, sandy soil as well.

  • Moist soil usually contain morefine clay parts and less sand, more humus and organic materials, they are somewhat heavier, but not hard; water does not run away quickly but stays among soil particles and is long available to plants. There is no stagnant water, soil is airy enough. Drought occurs rarely on such positions. Plants are given more or less permanent, moderate moisture.

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Salix viminalis
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