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Salix udensis 'Sekka'

Salix udensis 'Sekka'

Japanese Fantail Willow

Regular price $25.00 CAD
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The Japanese Fantail Willow is a botanical curiosity that has captivated people for generations. 'Sekka' is a unique selection that produces oddly fasciated branchlets that curl and twist into fantastical shapes. These deep mahogany stems bear a profusion of pinkish grey catkins, and are coveted for floral arrangements. Handsome glossy green foliage turns yellow in late fall.



Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 to Zone 7
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 3.0 m to 4.5 m
Spread: 3.0 m to 6.0 m
Soil Requirements: Average moist, well drained soils, adaptable to pH
Bloom Time Early spring
Planting Time: Early spring to early summer, early fall
Use: Specimen shrub, waterside gardens, screening
Flower Colour & Shape: Silky silver grey catkins to 4 cm long, with yellow anthers
Foliage: Glossy dark green lance shaped leaves to 15 cm long, with blue-green slightly hairy undersides. Fall colour is yellow
Benefits: Unusual form, multi-season interest, cut/dried flowers, attracts bees

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