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Salix exigua

Also called Coyote Willow


More About Salix exigua

  • AKA Salix interior
  • Yellowish-green catkins
  • Narrow, silvery-gray leaves
  • Excellent for binding soils along banks
  • Can be a small tree or shrub
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late spring

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

The branches were used by the Native Americans to make flexible poles and building materials. The smaller twigs were used to make baskets and the bark for cord and string. The bark and leaves also had several medicinal uses. 

Zone:

2

Height:

3-4 m

Spread:

5-6 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Sandbar Willow Growing and Maintenance Tips

Sandbar willow grows best in a moist soil and is suitable for wetland edges, riverbanks, or erosion control. 


Salix exigua Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Wetland (Root submerged)

Attributes

Catkins
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Spreading

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing