Pussy Willow 银柳 Peeled (Various Sizes)

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GENERAL INFORMATION

  • In Chinese tradition, Pussy willow (银柳), also known as catkins is a signifies the coming of Spring and Prosperity.
  • The appearance of their branches of fluffy, furry blossoms and tall height can also be related to growth and abundance of fortune.
  • The furry catkins of pussy willows are one of spring's earliest harbingers.
  • If you have the proper conditions, you can grow this shrub in your yard.
  • Proper pruning allows you to show off these plants with maximum impact in your landscape.
  • Pussy willows are dioecious, with the male pussy willow trees producing catkins earlier than the female trees and therefore being more highly prized.
  • The catkins of males yield numerous tiny flowers full of pollen later in spring, and when the blooms reach this point they are not considered decorative for floral cuttings.
  • The female catkins bear flowers of their own that receive the males' pollen via flies and bees.
  • The oval leaves come out after the catkins.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • Loamy, rich.

FEEDING / FERTILIZER REQUIREMENT

  • Pussy willows can do well with compost or leaf-mold.
  • You can fertilize them once in the fall with a balanced fertilizer after the plant is more than one year old.
  • Use 0.5 pounds of fertilizer for every 0.5 inches of base-trunk diameter, spread 18 inches beyond the drip line of the branches.
  • Don't let the fertilizer come into contact with the trunk of the pussy willow.

LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Full sun to part shade.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • These plants love moisture.
  • They thrive along banks of streams in the wild and are useful for controlling soil erosion.
  • You will need to ensure they have plenty of water and are not subjected to drought conditions.
  • Water them once or twice a week if there is no natural rainfall.

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