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botanical name:
Salix alba ssp. vitellina
Salix alba ssp. vitellina © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Golden Willow
synonyms:  Salix alba 'Vitellina', Salix alba var. vitellina
family:  Salicaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 25.00m
width: 15.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour:
stem/bark: yellow
main season: Winter
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -45°C
USDA zone: 2 to 8
Matures to a large tree, but often grown as a large shrub by pruning hard back each spring. The fast growing new stems are bright yellow in colour, making a striking display in winter. Stems may grow 1.8M in one season.

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