Salix alba (White Willow Tree)

Silky- hairy leaves occurs in great, billowy masses. (Deciduous)
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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.

 

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B/R (Bare Root) - The traditional way to buy deciduous trees and shrubs. Perfect for planting between November and March.
R/B (Root Ball) - The traditional way to buy evergreen trees and shrubs. The plants are kept in their own soil, making them ideal to transplant between November and March.
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Multi-stemmed - A tree with two or more main stems
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