Salix mucronata | Cape willow tree for sale | Kaapse wilger
Cape Willow tree (also known as Safsaf willow) is remarkably resistant to frost and can withstand medium drought. Salix mucronata is semi-deciduous and fast growing. It is the only indigenous willow tree in South Africa and grows in the water courses in the Eastern and Western Cape. When grouped together, a stand of Cape willow trees resembles the ubiquitous non indigenous willow tree. Salix mucronata has an aggressive root system and does not flourish in a container. It can be planted in clay soil. It is not recommended for a small garden.
Value to honeybees: Nectar, N?; Pollen, P1; Flowering months 8-5, (8-10). (See blog-post "The bee-value of South Africa's trees" for an explanation of codes)
For more information on this species go to PlantZAfrica: Salix mucronata, Cape willow, Kaapse wilger
Available in 50L and 100L.
Salix mucronata Cape willow) in 50L for sale.
Recommended retail price-50L
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