- Also known as Pussy or Goat Willow with distinct willowing habit
- The arching stems provide profusion of fuzzy grey catkins opening to a soft yellow and white flower in the spring
- Green foliage will follow the appearance of the flowers
- The weeping shape provides a beautiful view when covered in frost or snow.
- Small tree growing up to 2m x 1.5m, ideal for small gardens
- This tree is a fantastic home for pollinators, recognised by the RHS
- It is a hardy tree, easy to maintain and suitable for all moist but well drained soils
- Our potted trees are supplied in EcoPots™. Eco pots use 70% less plastic and are fully recyclable, unlike normal single use pots. They flex and so produce less root spiralling and travel better in the post.MORE
- Our trees are usually between 18 and 36 months old at the time of dispatch.
- Our trees are professionally pruned before dispatching. This formative pruning can involve cutting the main leader, if the expert tree growers decide this will produce a better shaped tree. This can stop the tree becoming "leggy", and promote stronger, bushier growth.MORE
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May need protection from aphids,leaf beetles,sawflies and caterpillars. It could also be affected by willow anthracnose, a rust and a cancer.MORE
A little watering when new.
When newly planted, the trees would love a little watering at least once a month for the initial couple of months. Afterwards keep moist but well drained.MORE
This willow tree loves full sun exposure or a sheltered locaton allowing all the nutrients to create the blossom and foliage in your garden. When choosing a spot away from strong winds, it will allow all the resources to go towards growth and protection of its display.MORE
Happy in most soils
Those trees will flourish in moderately fertile,moist and well drained soil especially next to ponds. If kept in a pot ensure to water it well.MORE
Little or no pruning required
Willow trees create a well branched framework naturally, but responds well to hard pruning.MORE