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SALIX exigua

Commonly known as Coyote willow

Silvery grey leaves. Suitable for sandy soils

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£12.50 each

  • Deciduous - narrowly lance-shaped, tapered, grey-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long covered in silky, silvery grey hairs when young.
  • Height - 4m (13ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub - upright, thicket-forming, suckering shrub bearing slender shoots. Produces grey-yellow catkins, the males to 5cm (2in) long, the females to 6cm (2½in) long, with the leaves in spring.
  • 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 - Good to know - ultimate size in 5-10 years
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, caterpillars, leaf beetles, saw flies, willow scale, anthracnose, honey fungus, rust.
  • Place of origin - western North America
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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