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Salix alb vit Yelverton
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Salix alba vitellina 'Yelverton'


Description: A deciduous tree, often grown as a shrub, with rich bronze-red stem colour. Narrow mid-green leaves are joined by fairly small catkins in late spring.

History: Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Salix Growing Tips: Suitable for damp places especially. Position to highlight winter sun on stems. Hard pruning in early spring is recommended of those grown for their winter stem colour.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 6m x 4m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Fast growth rate Fast growth rate
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Wet tolerant Wet tolerant
Tolerates exposed site Tolerates exposed site
Tolerates coastal site Tolerates coastal site
Hard prune Hard prune