Salix alba ‘Sericea’
Exposure: Full sun
Mature Size: 40′ high x 20′ wide
Tree Form: Rounded
Growth Rate: Fast
Special Features: Silver foliage
Fall Color: Yellow
Description: A hardy shade tree with shimmering silver foliage all season long, adaptable to all soils, performs well even in standing water, makes an excellent windbreak.
Ornamental Features: Attractive silver foliage throughout the season. Glossy narrow leaves are ornamentally significant. Furrowed brown bark and yellow branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape.
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.