Genus Salix are deciduous shrubs and trees of diverse habit, with simple leaves and tiny flowers in catkins, male and female usually on separate plants. Some are valued for their brightly coloured winter shoots, others for their foliage or showy male catkins.
Details Hand grafted and propagated at Lime Cross Nursery, 'Mount Asso' is a bushy shrub reaching about 3m, with slightly bluish leaves, silvery on the underside. The catkins, produced in spring before the leaves, are pink with a silvery sheen.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Deciduous. Foliage Colour: Green, white, pink and bronze leaves. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 2 - 4m. Ultimate Spread: 2 - 4m. Growth Rate: 10 - 20 years. Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for the garden landscape.