Salix candida in flower

Sage-Leaved Willow

Salix candida

Also called Hoary Willow

  • Gray felt-like leaves
  • Large catkins emerge red or pink, before turning yellow
  • New shoots are white and woolly at first, then to a glossy red-brown
  • Erect, upright shape
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

ZONE:
2

COLOUR:
Yellow

HEIGHT:
175-200 cm

SPREAD:
100-125 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Sage-leaved willow grows best in a moist soil and can be lightly pruned to maintain its shape.

Additional Notes about Sage-Leaved Willow:


Native to Ontario


Provides good browse for livestock and game animals, particularly in late summer or winter.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
ATTRIBUTES:
Deciduous
FLOWERING TIME:
Spring
HABIT:
Upright
Oval
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green
Silver