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, Salix x sepulcralis var. chrysocoma is a weeping, deciduous tree, to 15m tall and wide, with vigorous arching branches terminating in golden-yellow branchlets. Young yellow-green, lanceolate leaves mature to a glossy green and catkins containing both male and female flowers, or occasionally all male or all female in separate catkins, appear with the leaves in spring.
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.