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Salix purpurea 'Nana'

Dwarf Purple Osier Willow
Zone: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
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"A charming rounded shrub, dwarf purple osier produces slim, upright, purplish branches bearing slender, grey-green leaves, pointed at each end and paler beneath. This contrast of leaf and twig is ornamental, as is its neat shape in winter, when branches are bare. Dwarf purple osier can be grown in a container, in the garden as a small shrub or even trained into a low, wide hedge. The species ranges from Europe and North Africa to central Asia and Japan, but the exact origin of this cultivar is not clear. The common name ""osier"" comes from the Middle Ages and refers to any willows with long shoots that are used for basketry. This is sometimes called Salix purpurea var. gracilis."

This small willow performs best in full sun to light or open shade. It will tolerate wet to well-drained locations with sand or clay. Once established it only needs occasional watering during dry weather. Little pruning is needed. If the shrub looks too twiggy or becomes too large it can be cut back hard every two to four years and allowed to regrow.

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Alpha Nursery Inc. Salem, OR Email now 503-390-1286 Container: 2
Blue Heron Farm Corvallis, OR Email now 541-754-4224 Container: 2
Chehalem Mountain Nursery Inc. Hillsboro, OR Email now 503-628-3765 Container: X
Dinsdale Nursery Sherwood, OR Email now 503-925-9292 Container: 1
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  • Harley Higgins and Sun Nursery Woodburn, OR Email now 503-310-8582 Container: X
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  • Harold M. Miller Landscape Nursery Jefferson, OR Email now 503-399-1599 Container: 3
    Highland Meadow Nursery Inc. Molalla, OR Email now 503-651-3810 Container: X
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  • Hochstein Nursery LLC Cornelius, OR Email now 503-357-5651 Container: 3
    Loen Nursery Inc. Woodburn, OR Email now 503-982-6300 Container: 1
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  • P & D Nursery Tualatin, OR Email now 503-638-6366 Container: 3
    Rocky Mountain Nursery Independence, OR Email now 503-838-4222 Container: 2
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  • Sevenoaks Native Nursery LLC Albany, OR Email now 541-757-6520 Bare Root: 2 Container: 1 Liner: 2
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  • Sidhu & Sons Nursery Ltd. Mission, BC Email now 604-826-3537 Liner: X