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Salix petiolaris

Also called Meadow Willow


More About Salix petiolaris

  • AKA Salix gracilis
  • Small, brownish-yellow catkins
  • Long, dark green leaves turn yellow in the fall
  • Slender, purplish stems
  • Resembles a small tree or large shrub
  • Bloom Time: May

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

2

Height:

2-3 m

Spread:

2-3 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Slender willow Growing and Maintenance Tips

Slender willow grows best in a moist soil and is suitable for wetland edges, riverbanks and for erosion control. Ideal conditions are full sun to dappled shade. 


Salix petiolaris Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Attributes

Deciduous
Catkins

Habit

Upright
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing