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Weeping Pussy Willow Tree

A Traditional Favorite - in a Cascading Form!
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This beautiful tree has a strong weeping habit that will have branches reaching all the way to the ground. Unusual and hard to find, it is sure to be the highlight of your landscape. In late winter and early spring, this pussy willow tree is adorned with extra-large, silver-gray catkins which turn bright yellow and can last for nearly a month. This compact ornamental grows 4-5' high, an excellent size for accenting a small garden, front yard or patio area. Cut back to keep desired shape and size, Salix tolerates trimming well. Catkins create striking cut-flower bouquets and can be dried as well. Shipped as a 3-4' bareroot tree. Zones 4-9. Salix caprea 'Pendula'.

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Gardening Details for Weeping Pussy Willow Tree

Botanical Name: Salix caprea 'Pendula'
Common Name: Weeping Pussy Willow (Small Ornamental Weeping Tree Form)
Form: Deciduous woody ornamental shrub
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Height/Habit: 4 - 5'
Spread: 5-6'
Spacing: 5 - 6'
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
Flowering Date: Early Spring
Shipping Season: Spring
Unique Characterstics: Strongly weeping habit, stems drop right to the ground. Attractive catkins in the spring. Strong accent plant, provides year-round interest, unusual and rare, hard to find. Great addition as a specimen plant in smaller gardens. Trunk diameter at maturity is close to 4".
Flower Color: Bright Yellow
Flower Form: Catkin or pussy willow.
Foliage Type: Simple, lance-shaped, 2-4" long, bright green above, glaucous below.
Pruning: Summer or fall
Soil Requirement: Prefers wet soils.
Additional Information: The rootstock is salix discolor and the scion is Salix caprea pendula. Budded at the ground.
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Perfect Review by Heather - Worcester, MA
Posted on 2014-05-03

I purchased the Weeping Pussy Willow Tree in 2012. It came looking like a long stick. It now looks wonderful, full and catkins covering the tree.

Spectacular Review by Sharon - Aberdeen, MD
Posted on 2014-04-27

Can not be more satisfied with this purchase. Great price at 50% off, large tree with nice hanging branches. Packing was exceptional for protection of branches of roots. Received my order within a week of placing the order. Thanks Spring Hill for such a great shopping experience and looking forward to many years of enjoyment from this health tree.

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A traditional favorite, the Weeping Pussy Willow Tree enhances classic, rustic, or contemporary landscapes. These rare Salix caprea Pendula develop long arching cascades that, in late winter and early spring, bud distinctive silver-gray perennial flowers, called catkins, which turn bright yellow. Dry catkins from this ornamental weeping tree for striking floral arrangements.

Plant an ornamental Weeping Pussy Willow Tree for a romantic and long-living garden or yard centerpiece. These compact willow trees (Salix caprea Pendula) have strong weeping habits with high-arching branches that seem to reach for the ground. A compact ornamental weeping tree, this unique and hard-to-find variety only attains about 5 feet in height, making it an excellent accent choice for small gardens or patio areas. In late winter, perennial flowers in the form of catkins, or cylindrical, petal-less blooms, appear on the branches, providing year-round interest.
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