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New products at Crocus

by Sarah - April 24th, 2016.
Filed under: Crocus, New Products.

Crocus has this new item today

Salix caprea 'Kilmarnock' (Kilmarnock willow mini stem standard)

Salix caprea ‘Kilmarnock’ (Kilmarnock willow mini stem standard) £14.99
Position: full sun Soil: any deep, moist but well-drained soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: April to May Flower colour: golden male catkins Other features: umbrella-shaped, deciduous tree Hardiness: fully hardy A dwarf, weeping tree with dark green leaves with grey- green undersides. In mid- to late spring, the bare branches are covered in golden male catkins which emerge from soft silvery furry buds. Makes a superb addition to winter cut-flower arrangements. An ideal tree for the small garden, these mini standards will also look good planted in a pot on the patio. They have a clear stem approximately 40cm tall. Garden care: Requires minimal pruning. Remove any broken, diseased or crossing branches in late autumn or winter. When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting.