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Safsaf Willow

Salix mucronata

Also known as

Cape Willow, Safsaf-Wilger, Kaapse Wilger, Wildewilgerboom (Afr.), Munengeledzi (V), Mogokare (Ns), Umngcunube (X), Umnyezane, Umzekana (Z)

Full Sun
Easy care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

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Salix mucronata
alix mucronata on the banks of the  Orange River

Safsaf Willow Overview

A graceful tree that withstands both frost and drought. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape.

Special features of Safsaf Willow

Drought resistant

Wind break

Hedge plant

Other uses of Safsaf Willow

Other uses