Pink pussy willow ‘Mt Aso’

eye-catching fluffy pink catkins followed by blue-green leaves.


Salix gracilistyla ‘Mount Aso’
aka Salix chaenomeloides ‘Mount Aso’,
  • deciduous, male shrub
  • upright, wide-spreading stems
  • blue to grey-green leaves, white-felted beneath.
  • red, silky catkins in late winter or early spring

H 4.5m
W 3m

Full sun

Moist, well-drained


Notes: Purchased 2021 mail order Gardening Express for the Japanesque garden. Can be pollarded every 3-4 years.