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SALIX daphnoides

Commonly known as Violet willow

Large silver catkins, dark stems with glossy red shoots
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Available autumn 2020 -
£11.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • 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
  • 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 - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
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