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Salix gracilistyla 'Melanostachys'

Salix gracilistyla 'Melanostachys'

Black Pussy Willow

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We all know the 'Pussy Willow, with its soft furry silver white catkins. Well, let me introduce you to the 'Black Pussy Willow', another winner of the RHS Award of Garden Merit. Furry jet black catkins emerge in late winter, often before the snow is gone.



Hardiness Zone: Zone 5 to Zone 8
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 1.8 m to 3.0 m
Spread: 1.8 m to 3.0 m
Soil Requirements: Moist well drained soils of average fertility.
Bloom Time Late winter to early spring
Planting Time: Early spring to early summer, early fall
Flower Colour & Shape: Furry jet black catkins, male blooms display orange yellow anthers on the black background

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