Common Name: White Willow
Latin Name: Salix alba
Soil: Best suited to moist sandy soils.
Position: Full sun
Flowering period/ colour: Early spring/ slender catkins
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Eventual height/ spread: 27m/14m
Special features: Silky- hairy leaves occurs in great, billowy masses.
A familiar, native species of water meadows and riversides. A large, elegant tree of conical habit, with slender branches, drooping at the tips. The laceolate, silky- hairy leaves occurs in great, billowy masses, creating a characteristic silvery appearance from a distance. This tree is best planted in a large garden, well away from houses or other buildings.
All of our trees and shrubs are grown in the UK to the highest standard. Every order comes complete with planting instructions and a guide to looking after your purchase.
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For an even larger selection of trees come back in the Autumn/Winter when all of our trees are available bare root and root balled.
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Tree Gift Wrapping Service
Why not make your tree gift even more special by using our gift wrapping service. This includes one of our handmade drawstring 'ecobags' made out of 100% biodegradable materials, a gift tag with optional gift message and a planting and aftercare booklet. All of this for just £2.00 per tree.