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Silver Leaf Willow vs Mongolian Cherry

Salix alba sericea

Prunus fruticosa

ONLY AVAILABLE BY CONTRACT GROW

Silver Leaf Willow
Mongolian Cherry

Native to North America, Silver Leaf Willow has orangish bark and long, silvery grey leaves. Bees and other insects are attracted to its flowers.

Popular as an ornamental tree for parks, it is also used as a shelterbelt species. It may not be as cold hardy as some of the other willow varieties, however.

Mongolian Cherry is a hardy shrub that is often grown as an ornamental. This plant makes an attractive flowering hedgerow that requires little maintenance. The dark red cherries are tart and desirable for baking, wine-making, and canning. This shrub is popular with wildlife.

SILVER LEAF WILLOW QUICK FACTS

MONGOLIAN CHERRY QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $2.49 - SAVE UP TO 42%
Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 15 m (50 ft)
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 15 m (50 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Fuzz/fluff: yes
Catkins: yes
Flowers: clusters of white flowers
Bark: yellow-brown
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: long
Life span: short
Maintenance: high
Maintenance: low
Suckering: high
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: high





Other Names: white willow
Other Names: dwarf cherry, european dwarf cherry, steppe cherry


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no