Willow - 2 Gal.


Salix discolor

Vigorous, spreading, deciduous shrub with a multitude of gray, hairy catkins that appear in mid to late March. Attractive red-brown stems and bluish backed foliage. Early spring catkins are a harbinger of spring and can be cut and forced inside during late winter. Tolerates wet soil, easy to grow. Perfect for large border plantings.

Plant Details

Zone: 3 - 8

Mature Size: 20-25ft High x 18-20ft Wide

Current Size: 18-30''

Growing Tips

Prefers moist soils and tolerates heavy pruning. Allow room for this large plant to grow. Prune right after blooming in mid spring for best bloom next year. Thin old branches when dormant in winter.

Sun Exposure: Full Sun

Availability and quality confirmed as of Wednesday, February 5 2020

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Plant Size Guide

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