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botanical name:
Salix hookeriana
Salix hookeriana © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Dune Willow, Hooker’s willow
family:  Salicaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 6.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: cream
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Large deciduous shrub or small bushy tree with glossy reddish-brown stems. Pointed, narrow, glossy green leaves, densely felted underneath. Large catkins in spring as the leaves emerge.

cultivation:
Any moist to very wet soil in sun or part shade.
Can be coppiced.

propagation:
From seed or cuttings.

usage:
Good landscape plant for damp coastal areas.
Stems are used in basketmaking.

other notes:
Native to coastal areas of western North America from Alaska to California.

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