Database

 

Silver/Silverleaf Willow

Salix alba ‘Sericea’

Tree: Willow

Height: 40-50′ Width: 20-30′
Sun: Full Sun Zone: 3

Fast growing, hardy tree with a rounded canopy. Silvery, narrow foliage and reddish-green twigs that mature to yellow-orange bark with age. Flowering catkins appear in spring. Good large shelterbelt tree for wet areas; aggressive root system, do not plant near buildings. Plant 12-15′ apart when used as a windbreak. Willows do great in wet or low-lying areas and are adaptable to many soil conditions, including poor soil. Prune when needed in late winter/early spring, while dormant; suckers and dead branches can be removed anytime.

Available in select bareroot, potted and caliper sizes.