Crack Willow Hedge Plants

Key Data
Soil Acidic, Wet
Type Native

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  NUMBER OF PLANTS
SIZES 1-9 10-4950-249250-9991000+
60/80 cm Bareroot Plenty of Stock£1.94Plenty of Stock£1.28Plenty of Stock£1.05Plenty of Stock£0.85Plenty of Stock£0.63
£1.76
£1.76
 

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Salix Fragilis Hedging

Crack Willow, Salix fragilis, is a large, wide spreading deciduous waterside tree with dark green leaves and catkins in spring. The tree has beautifully fissured bark when it is mature and an upright canopy. Fallen branches are so good at rooting in wet soil that in some parts of the country, a single crack willow has cloned itself for long stretches of river bank. All willows are good for bees and butterflies. Salix fragilis gets its name because its branches break (relatively) easily in the wind. 

See our selection of willow hedging plants or view our full range of hedging.

Crack Willow plants are only delivered bareroot, during winter (Nov-March). All of our young trees and shrubs are measured by their height in centimetres above the ground (the roots aren't measured).

History & uses of Salix fragilis
This tree is closely related to Salix alba.

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