Due to unprecedented demand over the past 7 days we will not be able to deliver any orders placed THIS WEEK until after Easter Monday, 14th April.

PLEASE BEAR WITH US AS WE MANAGE CURRENT ORDERS IN THESE EXTRAORDINARY TIMES.

Violet Willow

Free Delivery  FREE DELIVERY On orders over £60
Free Return  FREE RETURNS
5 Years Guarantee For signed up members
Area Coastal Areas, Exposed Windy Areas
Soil Acidic, Wet
Also Good Autumn Colour
  Buy 10 or more bareroot plants and save

SIZES 1-9 10-4950-249250-9991000+
60/80 cm Stock = 62 £2.34Stock = 62 £1.56Stock = 62 £1.26Stock = 62 £1.02Stock = 62 £0.78
  Prices include VAT

Please select the quantity of Bareroot plants you would like

£2.11
£2.34
 

Willow, Violet needs...
  • Bamboo canes - 90cms

    Bamboo Canes

    From £0.22

  • Rabbit Spirals

    Spirals, Perforated

    From £0.42

  • Rootgrow Root Stimulant

    Rootgrow

    From £5.64


Frequently bought together...
  • Willow, Purple

    From £2.82

    Salix purpurea 60-80cms Saplings Native. Loves wet soil. Grows v. fast. Small & shrubby. Sizes:
  • Willow, Grey

    From £2.34

    Salix cinerea - 60-80cms Saplings Native. Loves wet soil. A pussy willow. Sizes: Saplings only. Good
  • Alder, Common

    From £2.28

    Alnus Glutinosa - 40-120cms SaplingsNative tree. Grows v. fast. Loves wet sites. Adds nitrogen to so

Customers also viewed...
  • Alnus glutinosa Catkins

    Alder, Common

    From £2.28

  • Willow, Purple

    Willow, Purple

    From £2.82


Salix Daphnoides Hedging

The Violet Willow, Salix daphnoides, is a medium sized, fast growing deciduous waterside tree that has lustrous violet young shoots. These are dusted in a fine, fluffy powder that disperses like smoke if the tree is shaken by wind in dry weather. Salix daphnoides is a European native, widely found in a belt between Greece and the Baltic Sea. It can't really be said to have naturalised in Britain, as surveys rarely find it outside of gardens and managed woodland. Despite that, it is a perfect source of early spring nectar and pollen for bees and some of the moth caterpillars that feed on our native willows will be happy munching on Salix daphnoides as well. It also has one of the most beautiful displays of spring bark of any willow. It can be grown as a screening tree up to about 20 metres high.

View our selection of willow hedging or see our full range of hedging plants.

Violet 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).


Bareroot planting is best done between October and April
Bareroot and potted - what's the difference?

Hi, just a note to let you know that we do use cookies for our web site. They are used to help us determine what our customers really want and therefore to give them the best service they deserve. We also use cookies to enable you to buy products from us online and do so in a convenient and secure manner.

Thank you, The Ashridge Nurseries Team.

Back to top

Leave us a message!