Salix gracilistyla Melanostachys

Salix gracilistyla Melanostachys

Red and Black stems in winter. Purple-Black catkins with red anthers from January to April. Pollen then turns them Yellow. A rapid grower. Branches can be cut for a vase. Height 3m. 9cm pot grown plant supplied.
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Salix gracilistyla MelanostachysSalix gracilistyla Melanostachys
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Flowering Time

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Key Product Information

Season Interest Spring
Flower Colour N/A
Foliage Colour Brown/black
Delivery Delivery within 28 days
Season Interest

Spring

Flower Colour

N/A

Foliage Colour

Brown/black

Delivery within 28 days

Plant Size

  • Part Shade
  • Sun
  • Container
  • Cut Flower
  • Remove any unwanted/damaged shoots in late winter/early spring
Planting

Remove from the pot and plant in a hole with extra room on both sides for the roots to develop.

Soil Type

Plant in any good quality garden soil

Will tolerate most types of soil, as long as it is well drained. They can also be grown in tubs or containers, making them perfect for all gardens, regardless of size available.
You can add some support to the young plants by staking them as they continue to develop a full head. Prune hard every three-four years.
  • Information
  • Flowering Time

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Key Product Information

    Season Interest Spring
    Flower Colour N/A
    Foliage Colour Brown/black
    Delivery Delivery within 28 days
    Season Interest

    Spring

    Flower Colour

    N/A

    Foliage Colour

    Brown/black

    Delivery

    Delivery within 28 days

    Plant Size

    • Part Shade
    • Sun
    • Container
    • Cut Flower
    • Remove any unwanted/damaged shoots in late winter/early spring
    Planting

    Remove from the pot and plant in a hole with extra room on both sides for the roots to develop.

    Soil Type

    Plant in any good quality garden soil

  • Instructions
  • Will tolerate most types of soil, as long as it is well drained. They can also be grown in tubs or containers, making them perfect for all gardens, regardless of size available.
  • Cultural Instructions
  • You can add some support to the young plants by staking them as they continue to develop a full head. Prune hard every three-four years.