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Salix eriocephala

Also called Diamond Willow


More About Salix eriocephala

  • Catkins appear before leaves
  • Long, narrow, green leaves with white undersides
  • Stems are tough and flexible
  • Branching abundantly near the base of the plant
  • Bloom Time: April

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

The stems can be used for basket making. 

Zone:

6

Height:

3-4 m

Spread:

3-4 m
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Heart-leaved Willow Growing and Maintenance Tips

Heartleaf willow grows best in a moist soil and is suitable for wetland edges, riverbanks, or for erosion control. Not normally used for gardens. The plant's extensive root system make it effective at binding the soil along the sides of streams.


Salix eriocephala Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fast
Fast
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils

Attributes

Deciduous
Catkins

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing