A picture of a Halberd willow

Halberd willow

Salix hastata

Also known as

Willow

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Halberd willow Overview

    This is an upright, dense shrub which grows about 1.2m. The leaves are clearly veined with a dull green above and downy beneath. The leaf shape can vary from elliptical to lance-shaped.

    Common problems with Halberd willow

    How to propagate Halberd 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 Halberd willow

    Grown for their habit, foliage, catkins and, in some cases, colourful winter shoots. Suitable for coastal conditions. Attracts butterflies