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
The stems can be used for basket making.
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
Soil MoistureMoist to Wet Soils