Scientific Name: Salix glauca Form: Round
Common Name:grey-leaf willow Texture:Medium
Family Name:SalicaceaeHabit: Upright, Dense, Spreading
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):3 - 5m x 4 - 5m
Origin: Europe, North America Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Tomentose, Glabrous, Obovate, Elliptic, Entire, Ciliate
Flowers: Catkin (ament), (Floriferous), Green-yellow, Apr- Mar
Fruit: Capsule, Brown
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Full sun
Soil: Bog
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Wetland - bogs, Erosion control, Woodland margin, Reclamation, Spring interest
Key ID Features:Leaves mostly narrowly elliptic to oblanceolate or obovate, 3-8 cm × 1-4 cm wide, margins entire or serrulate; male catkins 14-53 × 5-17 mm, female catkins 15-83 × 7-21 mm (source: efloras.org).