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White Willow (SAlix Alba)

White willow trees,(salix Alba) these may be dwarf shrubs, bushes or large trees. Many are suitable for ornamental use. Coppice and pollards of some provide superb winter twig colours. Most willows tolerate wet ground (so do not plant over drains), but not sustained total immersion. They are good for wildlife being host to numerous herbivores including mammals and invertebrates. The larger trees contribute meaningfully to the wetland landscape. Elderly pollards qualify as veteran trees. Very productive early coppice regrowth of some willow clones makes them potential producers of commercial biomas Wildlife Bees feeding are attracted to the flowers, and a range of butterfly and moth larvae, including the Large Tortoiseshell and Comma butterfly, feed on the leaves. Flower, seed and fruit The yellow male and green female catkins appear on separate trees in April, the female releasing white fluffy seeds in June

height 75' to 10' (23m th 30m) by about two-thirds in width


Prefers to grow along water sources. Full sun. PH adaptable

Key Features

most willows are quick growing easy to root

White Willow (SAlix Alba)
Size (cm)
Price1 - 10
Price11 - 30
Price31 - 150
Price151 - 1000
Price1001+ +
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