Timber and ornamental tree with medicinal properties. Riverbanks and mountains areas. Used for paper pulp and firewood. It has healing, diuretic, antiseptic properties that are found in the essential oil, leaves, bark, buds and sap. With its essential oil shampoos and soaps are made.
It can grow up to 20m of a height. The leaves are diamond-shaped, serrated and green. The small flowers are scented, brown, yellowish and greenish. It likes acid, humid and well-drained soils.
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: 15/25cm - 1.2 Litre Plug: 30/50cm