Weeping Pussywillow (Salix caprea 'Pendula')

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Fading to a silvery-gray color.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Bog gardening
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Dynamic Accumulator: Mg (Magnesium)
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

#Pollination w/blue mason bee

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What is this? by Kg6810 Oct 3, 2016 3:05 AM 1
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Oct 10, 2020 8:42 PM 133

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