A picture of a Rosegold pussy willow

Rosegold pussy willow

Salix gracilistyla

Also known as

Willow

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

4m

2m

Min

2m

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Rosegold pussy willow Overview

    This shrub grows to about 3m which has grey downy leaves with young shoots. The leaves are oblong and about 10cm long. The silky grey male catkins are about 5cm long, which appear in early spring before the leaves.

    Common problems with Rosegold pussy willow

    How to propagate Rosegold 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 Rosegold pussy willow

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