Trees and shrubs

Shrub willow


Last name : Salix
Family : Salicaceae
Type : Shrub

Height
: 1 to 4 m
Exposure : Sunny
Ground : Fresh

Foliage
: Obsolete
Flowering : March

Planting shrub willow

Preferably in the fall to promote rooting before winter and therefore a better recovery.

In container or pot, you can plant it in spring without any problem.

  • Follow our planting tips.

Shrub willow pruning

  • Prune after flowering to promote their coloring.
  • Remove dead branches as you go.

To know about the shrub willow

A very beautiful shrub, the Shrub Willow can dress in very beautiful colors from spring to fall.

Easy to maintain, it is ideally suited for isolated or in shrub beds, but also for growing in pots on your balcony or terrace.

The variety Salix Caprea grows slowly while the salix integra, irrorata, purpurea, and rosmarinifolia grow faster.

Smart tip

In order to keep the soil cool, straw the foot of the tree.


Read also on shrubs

  • Creating a free hedge, what you need to know
  • All you need to know about shrub pruning

Video: Dale Travis Lecture: Shrub Willow: RX for a Healthier Planet (November 2020).