Kilmarnock willow

Salix caprea 'Kilmarnock'

Kilmarnock willow - Salix caprea  'Kilmarnock'

Common Name: Kilmarnock willow
Genus: Salix
Species: caprea
Cultivar: 'Kilmarnock'

Category: Trees
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Suitable for growing in containers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.00 m (200 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 2.00 m (200 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Gold, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April & May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

A dwarf weeping tree with dark green leaves with grey-green undersides. In mid- to late spring the bare branches are covered in golden male catkins which are superb in cut-flower arrangements. An ideal tree for the small garden or even planted in a pot on the patio.

  • Garden care: Requires minimal pruning. Remove any broken, diseased or crossing branches in late autumn or winter. When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole.

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