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Woolly Willow

Salix lanata

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Woolly Willow Overview

This is a small shrub which grows about 1m tall, with a slow spreading habit. The leaves are silvery grey and rounded about 5cm long, which will mature to a dull green. The upright, yellow-grey catkins will appear in late spring after the leaves.

Common problems with Woolly Willow

How to propagate Woolly 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 Woolly Willow

Specimen. Spring interest.