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Pussy Willow vs Creeping Juniper

Salix discolor or Salix spp.

Juniperus horizontalis

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Pussy Willow
Creeping Juniper

Pussy Willow is a large shrub or small tree that produces catkins that are soft, silky, and silvery before leaves appear in the spring. This native willow prefers moist to wet soil.

Pussy Willow makes a beautiful accent tree, and its bright branches can be used for floral arrangements or basket making.

All willow are important to native pollinators each spring as they have higher amounts of pollen and nectar early each growing season when other food sources are scarce.

Creeping Juniper is a low maintenance, spreading, ground cover shrub capable of growing in some of the worst soil and rocky conditions.

You will love this shrubs' pleasant fragrance and year-round color. A beautiful accent or foundation plant, Creeping Juniper has scaly foliage and is commonly used by landscapers to add texture under trees or flower beds. Consider planting Creeping Juniper in areas where grass is difficult to mow or maintain.

PUSSY WILLOW QUICK FACTS

CREEPING JUNIPER QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 7 m (23 ft)
Height: 0.3 m (1.0 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fuzz/fluff: yes
Catkins: yes
Fall colour: green
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: long
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Suckering: high
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high





Other Names: american willow
Other Names: prostrate juniper


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes