Fish Creek - 6ft Whip

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Fish Creek (Salix purpurea) is a high-yielding, disease resistant shrub willow. This fast growing, deciduous shrub produces multiple small stems. Fish Creek is appropriate for Zones 4-6 and produces foliage from April through October in Zone 5. With dark green oblong leaves, Fish Creek will reach between 15 to 20 feet tall. Fish Creek is adaptable to a wide range of soil and moisture conditions.

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USDA Hardiness Zone 4
Year Released No
Willow Uses Biomass, Ornamental
Attributes Fish Creek (Salix purpurea) is a high-yielding, disease resistant shrub willow, producing multiple small stems. With dark green oblong leaves, it produces foliage from April through October in Zone 5.
Mature Height 15-20 feet
Mature Width 3-5 ft crown spread at 3 years when grown at 2 x 3 ft spacing
Growth Rate A fast growing, deciduous shrub.
Conditions Adaptable to a wide range of soil and moisture conditions.
Foliage Dark green oblong leaves typically 2-3 in. long, 0.5-1 in. wide, with foliage April-Oct in Zone 5
Bark Brown when young, turning green and smooth with age; yellow-orange buds in winter
Flowering Male, early spring
Polination No seeds produced
Propagation Roots easily from dormant stem cuttings
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