Spectacular tree isolated in a garden. It is also used to restore slopes, eroded areas. Medicinal. The Salicin (origin of aspirin) is extracted from its bark. Basketry.
Slender tree up to 25 m. tall. Deciduous leaves. Cracked gray bark.
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.