Multi-stemmed shrub 6-15 feet or small tree, 15-30’

Soil: moist or wet

Light: full sun

Early sign of spring and often the earliest source of pollen

Ornamentally attractive silky pearl gray catkins on leafless stems on male plants; less showy on females.

Willow, Pussy

$15.00Price
1 Gallon
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    Pollinator value: Very High

    Larval host for Mourning Cloak and Viceroy butterflies; early season harvest for songbirds, waterfowl and small mammals; special value to native bees.

    Often the first source of pollen in the springtime.

    Good for use as a hedge. Stems with catkins may be cut in spring for indoor arrangements.