It is a small tree or large shrub. The stems and the leaves are astringent. A gum and the juice of the trees are used to increase visual powers.


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About Salix caprea

It is a deciduous shrub or small tree, growing up to 8 to 10 m. The leaves are oblong & broadly elliptic. The leaves, borne alternately along the stems, are dark green above, grayish and hairy beneath. The species is dioecious with male and female flowers on separate plants.

The flowers are soft silky and silvery, catkins are produced in early spring before the new leaves appear. The male catkins are pinkish-gray, with conspicuous yellow anthers, the female catkins are smaller & pale green. The fruit is a small capsule long containing numerous minute seeds embedded in fine, cottony hairs. The seeds are very small with the fine hairs aiding dispersal, they require bare soil to germinate.

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Monday, 07 October 2019

Great plant..looked nice n fresh wen i received ..Highly recommend it!

Syed Farhan Rahman

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