Pink pussy willow ‘Mt Aso’


Salix gracilistyla ‘Mount Aso’
aka Salix chaenomeloides ‘Mount Aso’,
  • multi-stemmed, deciduous, male shrub
  • upright, wide-spreading stems
  • silky-hairy when young, and oblong, blue to grey-green leaves, white-felted beneath.
  • red, silky catkins in late winter or early spring turn grey then yellow with age.

H 4.5m
W 3m

Full sun

Moist, well-drained


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