Salix alba Chermesina

Chermesina, Scarlet Willow, Willow

It makes a very good park tree and thrives on most soils including those prone to flooding.

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This clone is also known by the cultivar name of Britzensis.

A winner of the Award of Garden Merit in 2002 it has been known to extend over 3 metres of growth in a single growing season from a coppice.

A medium to large tree with a rather pyramidal crown its young branches are a brilliant orange-red in winter especially if severely pruned every other year to produce a multi-stemmed tree.

It makes a very good park tree and thrives on most soils including those prone to flooding.

Mature height: 17-22m

Mature spread: 12-18m

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Chermesina, Scarlet Willow, Willow
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