Salix alba ‘Sericea’
Exposure: Full sun
Mature Size: 30′ high x 20′ wide
Tree Form: Rounded, spreading
Growth Rate: Fast
Special Features: Silver foliage, reddish twigs, deer resistant
Fall Color: Yellow
Description: Discovered in an open field in the Strathmore area, yet native to Siberia, this drought tolerant specimen is very adaptable to many different soil types, and is highly tolerant to urban pollution when established. The Silver Willow has a fantastic silver color in summer months.
Ornamental Features: Attractive silver foliage.
Landscape Attributes: Dense deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed.