Mount Aso Japanese Pink Pussy Willow Salix gracilistyla Mount Aso Japanese Pink Pussy Willow Salix gracilistyla Mount Aso Japanese Pink Pussy Willow Salix gracilistyla Mount Aso Japanese Pink Pussy Willow Salix gracilistyla Mount Aso Japanese Pink Pussy Willow Salix gracilistyla
Mount Aso Japanese Pink Pussy Willow Salix gracilistyla
Mount Aso Japanese Pink Pussy Willow Salix gracilistyla
Mount Aso Japanese Pink Pussy Willow Salix gracilistyla
Mount Aso Japanese Pink Pussy Willow Salix gracilistyla
Mount Aso Japanese Pink Pussy Willow Salix gracilistyla

'Mount Aso' Japanese Pink Pussy Willow Salix gracilistyla

A real talking-point in your own garden!
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Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Cut Flower
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
  • Absolutely exquisite pink pussy willow makes a stunning feature plant - your neighbours will be astounded by the colour!
  • The fuzzy pink catkins are perfect for bringing much needed colour to the winter and early spring garden.
  • Ideal for indoor flower displays - bred by an expert cut-flower designer.
  • Tiny tactile pink powder puffs - Kids love them!
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 12cm pot ready for planting out. Ultimate height and spread 2m x 2m.
12cm Potted - Item: 510612
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Wow!... Just wow!! You really can't get a more striking plant for your late winter and spring garden - and we're so excited to be able to bring it to you!

This new introduction is absolutely exquisite with its gorgeous pink fluffy catkins which just beg to be stroked as you walk past the bush. The fuzzy bunny tails burst from the tight maroon buds as the temperature warms in early spring, bringing a splash of vibrant colour to your garden, with the promise of warmer weather to come.

When grown as a hedge or as coppices, the new young growth is luminous with fire when the catkins break - itís really a sight to behold
 
Perfect for a winter garden, the pussy-willow catkins start to appear from late winter and last well into the spring, and the stems are truly impressive when cut and brought into the house for an early flower display. In fact, this variety was bred for the cut-flower market, by a cut-flower arranger, so you know that the stems will make a great visual impact.

As the season progresses, the tiny pink powder puffs gradually turn golden as the pollen emerges, bringing a subtle shift of colour to the whole bush, before the blue-green leaves emerge and form a magnificent backdrop to other plants and flowers in the garden.

Not just a pretty face, 'Mount Aso' is also known for its abilty to tolerate pollution, salt sea air and damp areas - a truly versatile and useful plant!

We supply an established plant in a 12cm pot, with an ultimate height and spread of approx. 2m x 2m, but can be restricted by pruning.

What Is Supplied

Item 510612 supplied as:
Supplied as an established plant in a 12cm pot, ready to be planted out. Ultimate height and spread 2m x 2m.

Plant Information

Top Tips

Force blooms for cut-flower displays by cutting stems and placing them in water indoors as early as January.

Care Guide

  • Water well until established - willow loves water!
  • Apart from keeping plants well-watered, they are virtually maintenance free - even pruning is simple, just prune out dead or old wood to encourage new shoots to appear.
  • Any shoots that have grown too long can also be shortened.
  • To keep size in check, plants can be coppiced every 2-3 years to encourage new growth from the base.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
200cm
200cm

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Plant came well packaged and arrived in good condition, can't wait for it to start growing now. Garden Bargains are getting better and better and always have
excellent deals
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This is a really unusual plant and looks very pretty when in flower, can't wait for it to get going now.
Review Submitted: 19/03/2019 - 08:20:32
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The plants arrived looking healthy and well packaged. The only problem being that although they were left in the back garden, they were not put in the chosen place (the greenhouse) and no card was put through stating the had been delivered.
Product:
Good condition , green and healthy.
Review Submitted: 18/03/2019 - 13:21:09
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'Mount Aso' Japanese Pink Pussy Willow Salix gracilistyla
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