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SALIX udensis 'Golden Sunshine'

Commonly known as Dragon willow, Japanese fantail willow

Bright yellow-green leaves. Insignificant catkins

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£15.00 each

 

  • Deciduous - lance-shaped leaves 7-10cm (2¾-4in) long
  • Height - 4m (13ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - upright, compact, bushy shrub
  • 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 - - can be pruned after flowering to maintain shape
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, caterpillars, leaf beetles, sawflies, willow scale, anthracnose, honey fungus, rust
  • Place of origin - Japan. 2005. Found as natural mutation. Izumi Takuya
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Gold/yellow -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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