Weeping Willows

Weeping Willows

Weeping willows are deciduous trees originating from China which are renowned for their attractive fluffy catkins in spring time and colourful bark. They were introduced to Europe and the Americas as ornamental trees and are now well recognised due to their large characteristic canopy, short trunk and lance-shaped bright green leaves. Weeping Willows form dense root-mats on the soil's surface or in shallow nearby water. They reproduce by dropping seeds which have long silk like hairs forming a small parachute. These seeds can then be carried for many miles by water or wind.

 Larger willows are best suited to a larger garden and look especially attractive when waterside. Smaller willows are perfect for any garden and are an ideal solution for planting in moist but well drained soils. Weeping Willows are very easy to grow and can be trimmed in late Winter or early Spring. If planting trees staking is often needed, but it should be no higher than 60cm (2ft) above the ground. Tree Staking Advice.

Plant Weeping Willows in moist fertile soil. They are also very hungry feeders and are particularly partial to a bit of Growmore.

 

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  1. salix kilmarnock 10
    Salix Caprea Kilmarnock 5 Litre pot
    £20.00

    Grafted at a stem height of 120 cm Weeping willow with dense head of stout yellow brown shoots Very attractive in early Spring when the golden catkins appear on the drooping branches Plant in all soils, especially poor soil.Prefers sun or partial shade Learn More
  2. Salix Nishiki Flamingo 1/2 Standard 5 Litre Pot
    Salix Nishiki Flamingo 1/2 Standard 5 Litre Pot
    £25.90

    100cm Stem with a nice bushy head above Learn More
  3. Salix alba Chermesina 30 Litre
    Salix alba Chermesina 30 Litre Pot 2.5m
    £33.75

    The Scarlet Willow has bright red young stems, bright lime green leaves and yellow-green catkins.

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    Salix Nishiki Flamingo Platted Stem 1/2 Standard 6 Litre Pot
    £47.50

    100cm stem with 50cm head on top of a platted stem Learn More
  5. Salix x sepulcralis Tristis - Chrysocoma 30 Litre Pot
    Salix x sepulcralis Tristis - Chrysocoma 30 Litre Pot
    £50.00

    Salix Tristis - golden weeping willow - slender, golden-yellow shoots and narrow, lance-shaped, bright green leaves. Learn More
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