Mature Kilmarnock Willow 18L Pot - Salix caprea 'Kilmarnock'

Code: TR1239
Mature Kilmarnock Willow 18L Pot - Salix caprea 'Kilmarnock'
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Mature Kilmarnock Willow 18L Pot - Salix caprea 'Kilmarnock'
A bushy tree, this willow has a dense, weeping style to it and provides year-round interest. Bright grey fuzzing anthers emerge from its graceful pendulous shoots in the spring before the rich green ovate foliage appears.

Good in most soils, this tree is hardy, and will prevail through most winters quite easily. It needs very little work, and as such, is an interesting plant to watch grow.

This mature Willow tree is 5 years old, well established and will create an instant impact in your garden.

Characteristics
  • Comes in a: 18L Pot
  • Approx. Height on Arrival: 130-150cm
  • Tree is approx 5 years old
  • Flower Colour: Grey/silver, yellow in spring
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Approx. Growth Height: 2m
  • Flowering Period: Spring
  • Wildlife friendly - attracts bees and other pollinating insects
Requirements
  • Light Requirements: Full sun/ partial shade
  • Soil Requirements: Many soils tolerated
  • Moisture: Moist, well-drained
Caring and Maintenance

Water regularly until roots are well established. Trim annually from mid to late summer. Apply some fertilizer in spring in order to promote healthy growth. Optionally, mulch in spring.

Planting

  • Planting Distance: 2m

Suited to almost all, well-drained and moderately fertile soils with pH between 6.5 and 7.5 in an exposed or sheltered location in full sun.
Before planting your tree, clean up all wandering weeds and keep a clean ring around the tree base. Water well during the first year until well established.

Autumn is the best season for planting trees, as the soil moisture and heat allow easier and faster root establishment and regeneration of damaged root systems.

An example of a 18L Willow from our nursery

 

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