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White Willow
Salix alba
Salicaceae

brown geformation white willow

Wirrzopf

Probably caused by gall mites cause unknown. Harmless to the tree.

Diseases White Willow

gall midge white willow

Rhabdophaga rosaria

Leaf deformations by gall midge. Harmless to the tree.
morte gall midge white willow l

Rhabdophaga rosaria)

Leaf deformations by gall midge. Harmless to the tree.

 

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Classification White Willow

Height: up to 25 m (82 ft)

Leaf: aternate, lanceolate

Flowers: April - May

Fruit: catkins, churlish grey

Branches: thin, limber, yellow - red brown

Bark: smooth white - grey, later cracked grey o black - grey

Root: shallow-rooted, large roots spreading out in all directions

Habitat: Sun - lightly shade

Soil: sandy - loamy up to heavy loamy

ph-value: acidic to basic