• Description: Fast growing deciduous shrub that reaches up to 6m tall.
  • Habitat: Suitable for a majority of wet to moist soils, except those with basic (alkaline) pH levels. Grows best in full sun.
  • Harvest: Coppicing willow will result in highly flexible rods; excellent material to weave baskets, chairs & fencing. The bark is also known for anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties; containing salicin which is metabolized into salicylic acid, the active ingredient in Aspirin.
  • Fun Fact: Their shallow roots are great for erosion control along river banks.

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