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The genus called Sorbus, fast-growing trees

The species belonging to the genus called Sorbus include fast-growing trees, belonging to the Rosaceae family, are native to the territories of the Mediterranean basin and the Asian continent. The foliage is pinnate, with jagged edges and deciduous, before falling in autumn it takes on intense reddish or golden colors. The crown is rounded and over time tends to become columnar, flowering occurs in spring and later globose fruits appear. Among the most common species, easy to find and appreciated as ornamental trees, there is Sorbus domestica, Sorbus aucuparia and Sorbus torminalis. Plants that do not fear the cold, adapt to different environmental contexts, love sunny exposures and do not require excessive irrigation during the year.


Much appreciated and cultivated for ornamental purposes are the species included in the genus called Acacia, belonging to the Fabaceae family. Fast-growing trees native to Australia and Asia, they are widespread in nature also in Africa and in the southern territories of Asia. Acacia dealbata and Acacia nilotica are among the most used and cultivated varieties. The foliage is compact, flat and according to the different species it can be evergreen or with deciduous leaves. The foliage is bipinnate, light green while the flowers are small, gathered, yellow, delicately scented flower heads. Early flowering begins before the winter season is over. Simple plants to grow should be sheltered from strong currents and like sunny exposures.

The genus Celtis, fast growing trees


The best known species are Celtis australis and Celtis occidentalis commonly called bagolari, trees belonging to the Ulmaceae family and come from the territories of the Mediterranean basin and from the western Asian continent. Used for ornamental purposes to decorate gardens and avenues, they are characterized by the rounded crown while the foliage is evergreen and lanceolate. Flowering occurs in spring, is inconspicuous and subsequently numerous dark-colored spherical drupes develop. They do not require excessive cultivation attention, they grow luxuriantly in calcareous and stony soils, they love very sunny and bright exposures. They tolerate drought well and irrigation is mainly necessary in summer, fertilization takes place in autumn with the

Fast-growing trees: Trees of the genus called Willow


There are over three hundred species included in the genus Salix, more commonly called Willow and belonging to the Salicaceae family. Trees and large shrubs native to the Asian continent and North America, easily adapt to Mediterranean environmental and climatic contexts. The main ornamental feature is the drooping aspect of the long and supple branches that over time come to touch the ground. The foliage is lanceolate, deciduous and light green in color. The little decorative flowering occurs in spring and the small flowers are yellow and green. To grow luxuriantly they require very humid and poorly drained soils, the water supply is essential for the development of these fast growing trees. They are not afraid of freezing winters and the exposures are bright. If irrigation is grown far from water sources, it must be guaranteed regularly. Salix alba and Salix sepulcralis are among the easiest species to find on the market.

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