Cricket Bat Willow trees are normally purchased standing, with all felling, extraction and clearing down to J S Wright & Sons Limited. Cricket Bat Willows are not purchased or calculated in cubic feet or metres and we cannot give a guide to value as it depends on many different factors but we are happy to view trees and quote a price.
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Standing or felled English Cricket Bat Willow trees purchased, everything arranged from felling to re-planting. Tree Information We have a continuing re-generation programme which is the best in the industry, each year approximately 3 times as many trees are planted than are cut down
Salix Alba Caerulea – Cricket Bat Willow Willows grow to a maximum height of 21-27m (70-90ft) with a diameter of 0.9-1.2m (3-4ft). The tree will be encouraged to branch out at about 3m (10′) from the ground and are generally grown in plantations at about 12 yard centres (10 yard centres if they are on river banks).
Cricket Bat Willow. This is a magnificent specimen tree that is pyramidal and can grow to 100ft. The leaves are glossy green above; silvery, becoming blue on the underside--very showy when the wind blows. After a few years the brilliant yellow male catkins burst open in early May and are an abundant treat for bees!
What: . - Cared for and cultivated by hand in an organic and sustainable environment, we help grow Cricket Bat Willow trees, Salix Alba Caerulea, all over the UK. - Grown in wide spacings, 100 trees per hectare or one tree every 10m, along watercourses. - High value timber takes approximately 15 years from planting before harvesting. - The timber is used to make ‘English Willow’ cricket bats worldwide.
Cricket bat willow predominantly grows in wetland areas. A mature cricket bat willow tree is usually between 15 and 20 years old. Wright and Sons (estd. 1894 )were the worlds foremost (and oldest) authority on growing and grading bat willow.
Felling a 20 year old English willow tree grown in Victoria , Australia. The tree is going to make around 50 cricket bats once it’s been processed.
Salix alba 'Caerulea' (cricket-bat willow; syn. Salix alba var. caerulea (Sm.) Sm.; Salix caerulea Sm.) is grown as a specialist timber crop in Britain, mainly for the production of cricket bats, and for other uses where a tough, lightweight wood that does not splinter easily is required. It is distinguished mainly by its growth form, very fast-growing with a single straight stem, and also by its slightly larger leaves (10–11 cm long, 1.5–2 cm wide) with a more blue-green colour.
A cricket bat is a specialised piece of equipment used by batsmen in the sport of cricket to hit the ball, typically consisting of a cane handle attached to a flat-fronted willow-wood blade. It may also be used by a batter who is making their ground to avoid a run out, if they hold the bat and touch the ground with it. The length of the bat may be no more than 38 inches and the width no more than 4.25 inches. Its use is first mentioned in 1624. Since 1979, a law change stipulated that bats can o
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