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Salix moupinensis
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Salix moupinensis

Willow

Description: An open, upright branched shrub with broad glossy leaves, mahogany stems, large red winter buds and pretty catkins in spring.

History: Introduced from west Szechwan, China by Ernst Wilson in 1910.

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): 2m x 2m

General attributes

Text Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Wet tolerant Wet tolerant
Hard prune Hard prune