A picture of a White willow

White willow

Salix alba var. sericea

Also known as

Willow

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

25m

Max

10m

10m

Min

5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

White willow Overview

This is also known as S. alba argentea and S. 'Servicea'. Grey-green, lance-shaped leaves are borne from this deciduous, weeping tree. In early spring, insignificant, pendent, yellow-green catkins appear.

Common problems with White willow

How to propagate White 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 White willow

Specimen. Suitable for coastal conditions.