Silver Leaf ‘Silky’ Willow

Silver Leaf ‘Silky’ Willow

Salix alba sibirica

$99.00$310.00 + GST

Native to North America. A rounded fast growing tree with orange-brown bark at maturity. Weeping long silvery grey leaves hang in a fine textured fashion, turning yellow in fall. Best results with spring planting.

TYPE Deciduous Tree SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 33 ft SOIL Moist to Wet
SPREAD 26 ft FLOWER No Flower
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Salix alba sibirica
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Size:

Medium size tree

Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Canopy:

Typically has a low canopy

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Notes:

Best result when planted in spring

Disease/Problems:

Messy

Invasive:

Can be considered invasive

Winter:

Provides winter interest

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires average to moist conditions, but should not be allowed to dry out. Can tolerate standing water

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Soil Acidity:

Prefers slightly acidic soil

Maintenance:

High maintenance

Pruning:

Best pruned in late winter or early spring once the threat of extreme cold has passed

Additional information

Pot/ Wire Basket Size

#5 Pot, #10 Pot, 50mm

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