Geographic origin: Europe, temperate Asia.
Adult dimensions: Height up to 10 m (32,8'), width up to 8m (26,3').
Type of soil: Very rich, fertile and moist.
Hardiness: Hardy to -32°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Properties and uses:
The dark green leaves are silvery white underneath. This tree is often cut low as the young branches are used in basket work. The young branches are very long and flexible. The grey-green colour when young changes to become green-yellow and brown. Usually planted along waterways and around lakes and ponds, this beautiful tree can be planted alone or in groups.
• See the Willows catalogue