Our native White Willow is a lovely subject for water-side plantings.
Very prominent in our fenland landscape surrounding the nursery it reacts well to regular pollarding where size becomes an issue.
A fast growing large conical tree with slender branches which droop at the tips.
The leaves give a characteristically silver appearance from a distance.
Catkins are borne in spring.
Although it is good in wet soils and will tolerate temporary flooding it thrives in most soils and is a fine choice for coastal areas.
Mature height: 20m+
Mature spread: 5-10m