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Salix chaenomeloides

Common Name(s):
Japanese pussy willow
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Withstands heavy pruning; most showy pussy willow

Height:
15-20 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple dark blue-green leaves; 2 to 5 in. long
Flower:
Large, rounded red flower buds; 1 to 3 in. male catkins, silky silver with pink to rose tinge
Zones:
6 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types
Form:
Erect, arching branches; multi-stemmed
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1763

Salix chaenomeloides Salix chaenomeloides Leaves
Salix chaenomeloides Salix chaenomeloides Flowers
8mitsu, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Salix chaenomeloides Salix chaenomeloides in Winter
Autan, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0