Timberpedia - White / Silver Willow

White / Silver Willow

Latin Name:Irish Name:Native to Ireland?
Salix alba Yes

About the Tree

White Willow recognised by its bright silver-white leaves throughout the season.
The White Willow is a fast-growing, but short-lived, it is susceptible to several diseases,
Found by streams, but not water locked soils. 

Can be found in Ireland England and throughout North Africa and parts of Asia. 

About the Wood

Pale brown wood. Timber used for making baskets and hurdles. For landscaping it useful for rapidly growing windbreaks and screens.

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Salix alba leaves Leaves
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