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May 15, 2018 2:48 AM CST
Martlesham , Suffolk
This has been growing in my garden the two or three years . Have been told byone garden centre that it is a willow or a weed . Still not really sure . Is it something worth keeping or should I just get rid ?
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May 15, 2018 6:38 AM CST
Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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I don't think it is a willow, it is some type of tree, but can not tell which one. Smiling
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May 15, 2018 7:18 AM CST
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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If possible, can you get closer and take photos of the leaves, both the front and back of the leaves. Also, can you please get images of the main trunk/stem and something to show the leaf arrangement along the stem. Thanks.
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May 15, 2018 10:32 PM CST
Name: Kyle
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It does look like it could be a willow. Hope someone can say for sure. It is pretty.
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May 16, 2018 1:29 AM CST
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Yes Salix ..a willow...no doubt a gift from the birds.
Has the look of Salix caprea...common name Goat Willow.

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It will grow huge.
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May 16, 2018 8:46 AM CST
Martlesham , Suffolk
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These are the best pics i could get .
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