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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Salix pulchra Cham.
tealeaf willow
SAPU15

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit SS, SH, TR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status AK (N), CAN (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Thicket Forming
Bloat None   Growth Rate Rapid
C:N Ratio Low   Height at Base Age, Maximum 6
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 3.0
Fall Conspicuous Yes   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color Yellow   Lifespan Short
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Medium   Toxicity Slight
Fruit/Seed Color Black      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils No   Moisture Use
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 4.4
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 8.5
Anaerobic Tolerance Medium   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 320
CaCO3 Tolerance   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 1280
Cold Stratification Required Yes   Precipitation, Minimum 4
Drought Tolerance None   Precipitation, Maximum 120
Fertility Requirement Low   Root Depth, Minimum 12
Fire Tolerance Medium   Salinity Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 47   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance Low   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -62
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Early Spring   Propagated By Cuttings Yes
Commercial Availability   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance High   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring   Propagated By Sprigs Yes
Fruit/Seed Period End Spring   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate Rapid
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Medium
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human Yes
Fuelwood Product Low   Post Product No
Lumber Product No   Protein Potential High
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product No
Nursery Stock Product No   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 03/04/2021 07:47 AM CST