Buy Fast Growing Blue Arctic Willows Online
Fast growing shrub, the Blue Arctic Willow matures in approximately 10 feet tall and as wide in spread. A willow shrub that is tolerant in soils that range from wet, to moist to even dry once established. Blue Arctic Willow is named for its fine textured blue to green top side foliage and its silver blue underside foliage. Also called Purpleosier Willow for the purple young stems and Basket Willow (Salicaceae).
Salix purpurea is bothered by few issues. When the Blue Arctic Willow begins to get too large or untidy, prune it back to approximately 6 to 24 inches from the ground for quick regrowth.
The Purpleosier Willow is a rapid growing willow shrub commonly used near water areas, informal hedge, to screen out unsightly areas, erosion control, for naturalizing. Cold hardy in zones 3 to 6. Does not like heat and humidity of the Southern U.S.
Blue Arctic Willow ships as bare root shrubs in the 2 to 3 foot height range - Ships in Spring.
Booking for Spring 2020.
- Category: Shrubs, Bare Root Shrubs, Flowering Shrubs, Privacy Hedge Shrubs, Fast Growing Shrubs
- Plant Type: Deciduous
- Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial
- Soil Condition: Dry, Well Drained, Moist, Wet
- Bloom Season: Spring
- Mature Height: 6 - 10ft
- Growth Rate: Fast-Growing
- Planting Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6
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Please Note: Beginning in September, many plants begin to go dormant.
Some plants may have already dropped their leaves, died back to the ground or are beginning to turn yellow when they arrive to you. Deciduous trees, shrubs, perennials and groundcovers do go dormant.
This is a normal stage for plants at this time of the year. Plant upon arrival as roots continue to grow while the ground is warm. Some plants require seasonal maintenance and may have been pruned.