Salix Lanata


Salix Lanata, Woolly Willow. A compact rounded deciduous shrub with dull, dark green leaves covered with silvery grey wool. Produces golden yellow or grey-yellow catkins in late spring, with the leaves. An ideal border specimen. Max Height 1m. Max Spread 1.5m. Flowers April to May.



Plant in moist fertile well drained soil. Full sun, Hardy.


General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.