Salix matsudana Corkscrew willow, Hankow Willow, Peking Willow, Corkscrew Willow PFAF Plant Database

Salix matsudana Corkscrew willow, Hankow Willow, Peking Willow, Corkscrew Willow

Salix matsudana Corkscrew willow, Hankow Willow, Peking Willow, Corkscrew Willow

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Type: Oval, Rounded.

Bodily Traits

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Salix matsudana is a deciduous Tree rising to 18 m (59ft 1in) at a quick fee.
It’s not frost tender. It’s in flower in Might, and the seeds ripen from Might to June. The species is dioecious (particular person flowers are both male or feminine, however just one intercourse is to be discovered on anyone plant so each female and male vegetation should be grown if seed is required). and is pollinated by Bees. The plant will not be self-fertile.
Appropriate for: gentle (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and may develop in heavy clay soil. Appropriate pH: acid and impartial soils. It can’t develop within the shade. It prefers moist or moist soil.

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Woodland Backyard Cover; Secondary;

Edible Makes use of

Edible Components: Interior bark  Leaves
Edible Makes use of:

Interior bark – uncooked or cooked. It may be dried, floor right into a powder after which added to cereal flour to be used in making bread and many others. A really bitter flavour, it’s a famine meals that’s solely used when all else fails[172]. Younger shoots – uncooked or cooked. They don’t seem to be very palatable[172]. An emergency meals, they’re solely used when all else fails[177].


Medicinal Makes use of

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Anodyne  Febrifuge

The recent bark of all members of this genus comprises salicin[226], which most likely decomposes into salicylic acid (intently associated to aspirin) within the human physique[213]. That is used as an anodyne and febrifuge[226].


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Different Makes use of

Basketry  Wooden

Panorama Makes use of: Aggressive floor roots attainable, Specimen. ust be grown if seed is required. Particular Options: Not North American native, Inconspicuous flowers or blooms. The stems are used for weaving wicker baskets[266]. The wooden is used for timber[266]. Dynamic accumulator.

Particular Makes use of

Dynamic accumulator


Cultivation particulars

We’ve got little or no data on this species and have no idea if it is going to be hardy in Britain, although judging by its native vary it may succeed outdoor in lots of elements of this nation. The next notes are primarily based on the overall wants of the genus. Succeeds in most soils, together with moist, ill-drained or intermittently flooded soils[1, 11], however prefers a moist, heavy soil in a sunny place[200]. Not often thrives on chalk[200]. Hybridizes freely with different members of this genus[200]. Though the flowers are produced in catkins early within the 12 months, they’re pollinated by bees and different bugs reasonably than by the wind[11]. In China, this species is planted as a supply of nectar for the bees[266]. Vegetation on this genus are notably inclined to honey fungus[200]. Dioecious. Female and male vegetation m


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Seed – should be floor sown as quickly as it’s ripe in late spring. It has a really brief viability, maybe as little as a couple of days. Cuttings of mature wooden of the present 12 months’s progress, November to February in a sheltered out of doors mattress or planted straight into their everlasting place and given an excellent weed-suppressing mulch. Very straightforward. Plant into their everlasting positions within the autumn. Cuttings of half-ripe wooden, June to August in a body. Very straightforward.

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Standing

IUCN Crimson Checklist of Threatened Vegetation Standing :

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Latin Title Frequent Title Behavior Top Hardiness Development Soil Shade Moisture Edible Medicinal Different
Salix acutifolia Sharp-Leaf Willow Shrub 10.0 4-8   LMH N MWe 1 2 3
Salix aegyptiaca   Shrub 4.0 5-9   LMH N MWe 1 2 2
Salix alaxensis Feltleaf Wiillow Tree 10.0 3-7   LMH N MWe 1 2 2
Salix alba White Willow Tree 25.0 2-8 F LMH N MWe 1 3 4
Salix alba caerulea Cricket Bat Willow Tree 25.0 F LMH N MWe 1 3  
Salix alba vitellina Golden Willow Tree 20.0 F LMH N MWe 1 3  
Salix ‘Americana’   Tree 0.0   LMH N MWe 0 2  
Salix amygdaloides Peach Leaved Willow Tree 20.0 4-8 F LMH N MWe 0 2 3
Salix appendiculata   Shrub 6.0 6-9   LMH N MWe 1 2 3
Salix arenaria   Shrub 1.0 5-9   LMH N MWe 1 2 3
Salix atrocinerea Rusty Sallow, giant grey willow Tree 10.0   LMH N MWe 0 3  
Salix aurita Eared Sallow Shrub 2.5 4-8   LMH N DMWe 0 2 3
Salix babylonica Weeping Willow, Babylon Weeping Willow Tree 12.0 6-9 F LMH N MWe 1 3 4
Salix bakko   Tree 0.0   LMH N MWe 1 2  
Salix bebbiana Beak Willow, Bebb Willow Shrub 7.0 3-7 F LMH N MWe 0 2 4
Salix bonplandiana Sauce, Bonpland willow Tree 10.0 9-11 F LMH N MWe 0 0 4
Salix ‘Bowles hybrid’   Tree 5.0 F LMH N MWe 1 2  
Salix brachycarpa shortfruit willow Shrub 1.4 4-8   LMH N MWe 1 2 3
Salix caprea Goat Willow, Kilmarnock Willow, Pink Pussy Willow, Pussy Willow Tree 10.0 4-9 F LMH SN DMWe 1 2 4
Salix chaenomeloides Japanese Pussy Willow Tree 6.0 6-8 F LMH N MWe 1 2 3
Salix cinerea Gray Willow, Massive grey willow Shrub 5.0 2-7   LMH N MWe 0 3 3
Salix commutata undergreen willow Shrub 3.0 4-8   LMH SN MWe 1 2 3
Salix daphnoides Violet Willow, Daphne willow Tree 10.0 4-8 F LMH N MWe 1 2 3
Salix decipiens   Tree 0.0   LMH N MWe 1 2  
Salix eriocephala Missouri Willow, Missouri River willow Shrub 4.0 5-9   LMH N MWe 0 2 3
Salix exigua Coyote Willow, Narrowleaf willow Tree 9.0 0-0   LMH N MWe 1 2  
Salix fluviatilis River Willow Tree 7.0 3-7   LMH N MWe 0 2 3
Salix ‘Forbiana’   Shrub 0.0 F LMH N MWe 1 2  
Salix fragilis Crack Willow Tree 15.0 4-8 F LMH N MWe 1 3 3
Salix gilgiana Willow Shrub 0.0 0-0 F LMH N MWe 1 2  

Development: S = gradual M = medium F = quick. Soil: L = gentle (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = impartial B = fundamental (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = moist Wa = water.


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