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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

SALIX

Commonly known as Willow

Very diverse of form and habit from dwarves suitable for troughs to huge weeping trees for planting near water, and some with brilliantly coloured winter shoots.

Embedded in culture for millenia. Coracles, cricket bats, wicker and medicine. Music and literature.

Genus of about 450 species of normally dioecious, deciduous trees and shrubs found in habitats ranging from lowland meadows and riverbanks to sand dunes and mountain screes worldwide, except Australia.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Tall Shrub
  • Tree
  • Full sun - prefers full sun.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for habit (weeping), catkins, foliage and coloured winter shoots. Wildlife plant - insects, birds.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, caterpillars, honey fungus, rust
  • Place of origin - worldwide, except Australia
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Bog garden -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wet or boggy soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -

Buy Varieties of SALIX

SALIX babylonica 'Tortuosa'

SALIX babylonica 'Tortuosa'  >


Commonly known as: Contorted willow, Tortured willow.
contorted stems and light-green leaves
£18.00 each
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock

SALIX caprea

SALIX caprea  >


Commonly known as: Goat willow, Palm willow, Pussy willow.
female form is known as 'Pussy Willow'
Multibuy
individually £8.50 each, 3+ £8.00 each
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To be advised. -

SALIX caprea 'Kilmarnock'

SALIX caprea 'Kilmarnock'  >


Commonly known as: Goat willow, Pussy willow.
Top grafted weeping Kilmarnock willow
H/Std £30.00 each

SALIX cinerea

SALIX cinerea  >


Commonly known as: Grey sallow, Grey willow.
grey underside to the leaves
Multibuy
individually £8.50 each, 3+ £8.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

SALIX daphnoides

SALIX daphnoides  >


Commonly known as: Violet willow.
Large silver catkins, dark stems with glossy red shoots
£11.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

SALIX exigua   AWARD

SALIX exigua  >


Commonly known as: Coyote willow.
Silvery grey leaves. Suitable for sandy soils
£12.50 each
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SALIX fargesii   AWARD

SALIX fargesii  >


Commonly known as: Willow.
Stout branches with glossy-green new growth which turns reddish-brown. Buds are bright red. Long catkins are green in spring. A good ornamental shrub right through the year with dark green toothed leaves silky underneath
£16.50 each
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SALIX hastata 'Wehrhahnii'   AWARD

SALIX hastata 'Wehrhahnii'  >


Commonly known as: Halberd-leaved willow.
Semi-dwarf willow with grey foliage. Catkins start white and turn yellow
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

SALIX helvetica   AWARD

SALIX helvetica  >


Commonly known as: Swiss willow.
silver grey catkins appear from small golden buds before the leaves
£13.50 each
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SALIX lanata   AWARD

SALIX lanata  >


Commonly known as: Woolly willow.
slow growing willow with rounded silvery- grey downy leaves and yellowish-grey woolly catkins. Suitable for a rock garden
£13.50 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

SALIX magnifica

SALIX magnifica  >


Commonly known as: Willow.
Magnolia-like leaves. Upright catkins are reddish at first fading to yellow. A most impressive species as a freestanding plant
£16.50 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

SALIX moupinensis

SALIX moupinensis  >


Commonly known as: Willow.
Similar to S.fargesii but with smaller leaves. An attractive ornamental shrub all year round
£16.50 each
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SALIX udensis 'Golden Sunshine'

SALIX udensis 'Golden Sunshine'  >


Commonly known as: Dragon willow, Japanese fantail willow.
Bright yellow-green leaves. Insignificant catkins
£15.00 each
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SALIX x udinensis 'Sekka'

SALIX x udinensis 'Sekka'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese fantail willow.
Japanese willow with flattened stems, ideal for flower arranging
Multibuy
individually £13.50 each, 3+ £12.00 each
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