Willow Tree (Salix) Reviews
Description:Latin Name: Salix. Mostly found in the Northern Hemisphere.
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Customer Willow Tree (Salix) Reviews (1)
by - written on 04/04/12 (Very useful, 176 readings)
There are hundreds of different species of willow (Salix), deciduous trees that can grow and spread quite rapidly both in natural and cultivated environments. The common willow we see growing in woodlands and roadsides is Salix caprea, known as goat willow or pussy willow. There is an abundance of it growing in the hedgerows where we live. It grows to a height of 6 -10 metres, has broad leaves with soft grey undersides and produces pretty yellow catkins in early spring. I like to cut and dry branches when in flower with catkins to make a long lasting displays in vases for the home. ~ Willow roots ~ All willow thrives best in damp soil conditions. We are ... Read the complete review