S Caprea "Lemoines Improved" Willow

S Caprea "Lemoines Improved" Willow

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DESCRIPTION

Lemoine's Improved Willow, known scientifically as Salix caprea 'Lemoine’s Improved', is a captivating variety of pussy willow. This plant is notable for its impressive display of fuzzy catkins and distinctively large, ruffled leaves. As a vigorous and prolific grower, it adds lushness and texture to any garden setting.

Quick Facts

  • Scientific Name: Salix caprea 'Lemoine’s Improved'
  • Common Name: Lemoine's Goat Willow
  • Growing Zones: Hardy in USDA Zone 3 and above
  • Mature Size: Potential height at least 10 feet, with the maximum height not precisely known
  • Bloom Period: One of our latest, Mid Spring
  • Catkin Characteristics: Masses of fuzzy catkins
  • Leaf Characteristics: Large, beautiful, distinctive ruffled leaves

Growing Specifics

  • Soil Preferences: Prefers consistently moist, well-drained soil.
  • Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Water Requirements: Regular watering to maintain soil moisture is ideal.
  • Landscape Uses: Suitable for creating visual interest in gardens, rain gardens, and as a medium-sized ornamental.
  • Special Attributes: Known for later blooming period compared to other pussy willows. Its catkins and leaves are great for cutting and displaying.
  • Maintenance: General maintenance includes regular pruning to shape the plant and maintain its size.

Lemoine's Improved Willow is a unique and charming addition to any garden, offering a striking display in the spring with its catkins and throughout the year with its ruffled foliage. It's a great choice for gardeners who want to add a touch of whimsy and texture to their landscape

Planting Instructions

Planting willow cuttings is one of the easiest ways to start new plants! Before planting, it's beneficial to prep the cuttings by soaking them in water for 24 to 48 hours. This helps to encourage root development.

You can also start the cuttings indoors in pots filled with moist soil. This method allows for close monitoring and protection from outdoor elements, providing an ideal start especially in colder climates.

After you soak your cuttings, Choose a sunny to partially shaded location with moist, well-drained soil for planting. Plant the cuttings deep enough, with about two-thirds of their length underground, to ensure stability and adequate root formation. After planting, water the cuttings thoroughly and maintain consistent soil moisture as they establish.

We understand the importance of clear guidance, so with every order of willow cuttings, we provide comprehensive planting instructions. These instructions cover everything from the initial soaking and potting to outdoor planting and care, ensuring your willow cuttings get the best possible start.


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S Caprea "Lemoines Improved" Willow
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