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Salix melanostachys

Black Pussy Willow
Zone: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
Exposure: Part Shade
Height: Maximum 10 feet
Width: Maximum 12 feet
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An upright shrub with arching shoots, 10' x 12'. Oval and finely toothed 4" leaves emerge silky and turn gray-green. In mid spring male catkins emerge dark purple-black with brick red anthers.
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:27 PM

An attractive and unusual shrub noted especially for its catkins in spring which are black with red anthers; glossy dark green leaves. Sun/M-W

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