SALIX daphnoides

Commonly known as Violet willow

Large silver catkins, dark stems with glossy red shoots
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Narrowly oblong, saw-toothed leaves to 12cm (5in) long.
  • Height
    8m (26ft)
  • Spread
    6m (20ft)
  • Tree
    produces catkins to 4cm (1½in) long before the leaves.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun

SALIX daphnoides

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Ultimate size in 10-20 years. Used to attract pollinating insects to orchards
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, caterpillars, leaf beetles, sawflies, willow scale, anthracnose, honey fungus, rust.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Denticulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
    Initially upright, later spreading
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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8m (26ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)
 

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