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Salix (Willow) Stems at Bluestem Nursery

Salix (Willow)

Salix x 'Americana'

Salix x 'Americana'
Salix x 'Americana'

Salix x 'Americana'

A frequently used willow for items requiring heavier wood such as rustic furniture and trellises. For these items, trim back every three or four years allowing the rods to develop to the desired weight. Early spring leaves are translucent and ornamental.

Description: medium shrub; 3 m (10'); yellow / green new growth, maturing to reddish brown; colourful, translucent young leaves and attractive catkins

Conditions: full sun to part shade; thrives with regular watering; tolerates poor soil; prune for utility

Coldest zone: 2 (find your zone; further info on plant hardiness)

This picture was taken in October and is of a group of two year old plants that are coppiced in the late winter every year.

Comparison of willow stems and leaves

Lists of various willow uses