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Question: i know that willow and river birch trees can live and grow in a are that has very damp soil. Can a pussy willow also survive and grow in wet soil? most trres do not like too much water, and i have a damp/wet area for planting. thanks for help

Answer: Pussy willows will grow in damp soils. In fact, there are many plants, including pussy willow to consider for damp areas: Arborvitae; Bayberry; Blueberry; Chokeberry;
Deutzia; Forsythia; Fothergilla; Hydrangea; Leucothoe; Leyland cypress; Nandina;
Privet; Spicebush; Viburnum; Virginia sweetspire and Winterberry holly, just to name a few. Best wishes with your landscape!

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