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Pussy willow

Salix discolor

Also known as

Willow

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

7m

3m

Min

4m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Pussy willow Overview

This species will produce little grey catkins that appear in early spring. The silky flower buds open up to fuzzy yellow blossoms.

Common problems with Pussy willow

How to propagate Pussy willow

Cuttings

You can propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer, by hardwood cuttings in the winter, by seed.

Seed

Layering

By layering.

Other uses of Pussy willow

Ornamental, dried arrangements