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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Brand*
  • Proven Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Yellow
  • White
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Moist
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Sound Barrier
  • Accent Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Mass Planting
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Cut Flowers
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Salix is easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your tree the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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BLACK CAT® PUSSY WILLOW

Salix chaenomeloides 'Lubbers Zwart'
PPAF Plant propagation prohibited, CBRAF

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Buy Black Cat® Pussy Willow online. Black Cat® Pussy Willow features extra-large black blooms that are very showy, which makes this a wonderful plant for any specimen garden.

Mature Height:

10-12 Feet

Mature Spread:

10-12 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-7

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Salicaceae · Common Name: Willow

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 9440

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
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Standard Package
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$35.00

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