Rooting Pussy Willows

Pussy willows (salix discolor) are extremely easy to multiply. They root so easily that stems of almost any size can simply be stuck into a vase of water where they

This photo shows a row of Hybrid Willows planted six feet apart after 4.5 years of growth. Average height is 40′ and width is 15′. Hardy down to the cold of zone 3

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An easy to understand guide to growing and caring for Pussy Willow trees in your garden, with pruning, propagation, light and watering requirements, growing tips and

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On the bands of the river, I am cloaked in a thicket of willow. Its protective branches reach out over the water, providing shade and shelter to birds, mammals and fish.

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Pussy willows (Salix cinerea) are stately, versatile trees that thrive in poor soil and soggy ground. The fuzzy white catkins are one of the first signs of spring and

Rooting How-ToFill a container about 3/4 full with water that is warm to the touch. Make an angled cut with a sharp bypass pruner. Place branches in container

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Few small trees or large shrubs are as easy to grow as the pussy willow. When growing a pussy willow tree, you’ll find care of the small tree is minimal when it is

Make your own willow water, a natural rooting hormone used on cutting to help the rooting process go quicker. Learn the three ways to use willow water.

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Pussy willows bring back fond hood memories: Our back yard had a huge bush and in the very early spring, Mom would cut bunches and bring them into the house. We

Willows all have abundant watery bark sap, which is heavily charged with salicylic acid, soft, usually pliant, tough wood, slender branches, and large, fibrous, often

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