Ornamental shrub to be grown in gardens, as an isolated tree, on seaside areas, dunes and for erosion control. The wood is used as fuel, also to make ropes for the ferris wheels and as ties.
Deciduous up to 8m high with white or pale pink flowers arranged in very dense spikes. Tiny oval leaves.
It grows in humid, slightly saline and sandy soils. It is found in dunes and riverbanks.
Dig a hole at least two or three times as wide and deep as the root ball. Take out the plant from the container and loosen roots to allow them to spread out in all direction. Cut possible broken roots. Mix the soil extracted with a substrate and fill part of the hole with the mixture obtained. Place the plant in the hole and cover with the remaining mixture. Compact the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.
Height of plant: Plug: 60/90cm - 3.5 Liter Pot: 100cm