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Salix exigua

The olive-like willow, with delicate silvery leaves which gives beautiful lightness to a border.
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1 x 3 litre pot

1 bare root (200611-1)

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Details:

Type
Shrub
Position
Border (Back)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
March - April
Height
3.6m (12ft)
Group/Species
exigua
Common name
Coyote Willow
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
1 x 3 litre pot
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
3.6m (12ft)
Cultivation
Dig a large hole in an area that has the space for the tree to establish and mature. Water well in the first year before establishment.

Description

The olive-like willow, with delicate silvery leaves which gives beautiful lightness to a border.

Care Tips

To promote silvery juvenile foliage pollard the tree after it has established for 3 years, then repeat every 2 years. Pruning is best carried out in early spring.