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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

Delivery Information Available autumn 2019
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Deciduous - dark-green leaves to 6cm (2.5in) long.
  • Yellow - yellowish grey
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Alpine or rock plant - These plants prefer well drained soil and are generally dwarf in habit.
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - compact, rounded, bushy shrub bearing stout shoots, white woolly when young. Produces golden-yellow male catkins to 5cm (2in) long or grey-yellow female catkins to 8cm (3in) long with the leaves.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, caterpillars, leaf beetles, sawflies, willow scale, anthracnose, honey fungus, rust.
  • Place of origin - northern Europe
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Rockery (inc alpine)
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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1m (39in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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