Salix caprea

French pussy willow


Image courtesy of Bailey Nursery

  • Pink tinged grey catkins herald spring
  • Vigorous grower
Vigorous
Vigorous
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Spring
Spring
Attracts Songbirds
Attracts Songbirds
Wet Soil/Wetlands
Wet Soil/Wetlands



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Tolerant of wet soils

Leave room for plant to mature


Height: 18-20 ft
Spread: 10-12 ft
Price Level 1: $24.99 ea.~#3
Bloom Color:
Zone: 4-8
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Naturalizing
  • Vigorous

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Spring Bloomer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Wet Soil/Wetlands