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Salix candida

Also called Hoary Willow


Salix candida in flower

More About Salix candida

  • Gray, felt-like leaves
  • Large, yellow catkins
  • New shoots are white and woolly at first, then to a glossy, red-brown
  • Erect, upright shape
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario


Provides good browse for livestock and game animals, particularly in late summer or winter.

Zone:

1

Height:

175-200 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Sage-Leaved Willow Growing and Maintenance Tips

Sage-leaved willow grows best in a moist soil and can be lightly pruned to maintain its shape.


Salix candida Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Upright
Oval

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Woodland/woods edge

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