A picture of a Willow

Willow

Salix lucida

Also known as

Shining willow

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

2.3m

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Willow Overview

    This species of tree will grow to 8m with glossy foliage. The leaves are 7-12cm ovate to lanceolate. It will bear golden catkins which are 2-7cm.

    Common problems with Willow

    How to propagate Willow

    Cuttings

    Propagate from seed or cuttings in summer.

    Seed

    Layering

    By layering.

    Other uses of Willow

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