Willow, Purple (Salix purpurea) potted shrub, Organic
Family: Willow (Salicaceae)
Hardy to Zones 3 to 7
(Purple Willow, Purple Osier) Dwarf willow tree to 9 feet native to Europe and Western Asia, has purple-hued leaves and among all willow species does contain the highest concentrations of salicylic acid in its bark. Plant prefers part shade to full sun and moist roots, is tolerant of many soil types, including clay, gravel, slightly acidic and slightly alkaline soils. These can be trained to hanging baskets or planted on the permaculture landscape. They are a nice streamside willow that stays small. Plant at least 5 feet apart.
Potted shrub, certified organically grown