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SALIX

Commonly known as Curly golden willow

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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 - twisted, lance-shaped, glossy, mid-green leaves to 8cm (3in) long, glaucous beneath.
  • Height - 5m (16ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Tree - spreading tree with arching branches and spirally twisted, orange-yellow young shoots.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest -
  • Good to know - makes bold feature after leaf-fall.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, caterpillars, leaf beetles, sawflies, willow scale, anthracnose, honey fungus, rust.
  • Place of origin - China
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
5m (16ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

Buy Varieties of SALIX

SALIX babylonica 'Tortuosa'

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Commonly known as: Contorted willow, Tortured willow.
contorted stems and light-green leaves
£18.00 each
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SALIX caprea

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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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SALIX caprea 'Kilmarnock'

SALIX caprea 'Kilmarnock'  >


Commonly known as: Goat willow, Pussy willow.
Top grafted weeping Kilmarnock willow
H/Std £30.00 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

SALIX cinerea

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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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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

SALIX daphnoides

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Commonly known as: Violet willow.
Large silver catkins, dark stems with glossy red shoots
£11.00 each
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SALIX exigua   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Coyote willow.
Silvery grey leaves. Suitable for sandy soils
£12.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

SALIX fargesii   AWARD

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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

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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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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

SALIX helvetica   AWARD

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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

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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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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

SALIX magnifica

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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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SALIX moupinensis

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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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Available again from summer 2021 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

SALIX udensis 'Golden Sunshine'

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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'

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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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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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