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Salix bebbiana

Also called Bebb's Willow


More About Salix bebbiana

  • Yellow-green, cone-like fruit is attractive to birds
  • Dull green, slightly saw-toothed or wavy, gray or whitish underneath
  • Fast growing and capable of forming dense colonies
  • Flowers are yellow catkins
  • Bears light brown capsules
  • Bloom Time: May to early June

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and most of North America. The twigs and branches are used by Native Americans for basket weaving and arrow making.

Zone:

2

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

9-10 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Beaked Willow Growing and Maintenance Tips

Beaked willow grows best in a moist soil. Typically a large, multi-stemmed shrub or small, shrubby tree that will form dense, colonial thickets. Tolerant of heavy clay or rocky soils. 


Salix bebbiana Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils

Attributes

Catkins
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Clumping
Upright
Tree form

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Salix bebbiana

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