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Salix magnifica


Salix magnifica, or Foot-Catkin Willow is a medium-sized deciduous shrub/tree of open habit, with red-brown shoots and handsome, magnolia-like dark green leaves. Slender male catkins and longer female ones open after the leaves in late spring. Pruning produces extra large leaves

Ultimate height 2.5–4 metres in 10-20 years
Ultimate spread 2.5–4 metres
Full sun/partial shade, best in south-facing or west-facing aspect, in a sheltered location
Moderately hardy