A picture of a Farges Willow

Farges Willow

Salix fargesii

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

4m

2.5m

Min

2.5m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Farges Willow Overview

This is an open upright branched shrub with glossy green young shoots that will turn red-brown. It will produce oblong, toothed, glossy dark green leaves about 18cm with a silky underside. The catkins are borne in the spring.

Common problems with Farges Willow

How to propagate Farges Willow

Cuttings

Propagate from seeds, cuttings in summer.

Seed

Layering

By layering.

Other uses of Farges Willow

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