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Pussy Willow vs Bog Willow

Salix discolor or Salix spp.

Salix pedicellaris

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Pussy Willow
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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.

One of the most common willows in Canada. This shrubby willow is common in swampy, peaty, shorelines (bogs and fens). Rarely over 6 feet in height.

A great native species for reclamation or naturalization projects in riparian zones.

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.

PUSSY WILLOW QUICK FACTS

BOG WILLOW QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Height: 7 m (23 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fuzz/fluff: yes
Catkins: yes
Growth rate: fast
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Suckering: high
Pollution tolerance: medium





Other Names: american willow


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