Pussy Willow

Pussy Willow Salix DiscolorPussy willows (Salix discolor) are shrubby and found in wet and soggy habitats from wooded slopes to low-lying prairie meadows.

Hardiness: Zones 4 through 8

Growth Rate: Fast

Mature Shape: Ovular

Height: 15-25 feet

Width: 12-25 feet

Site Requirements: Loamy moist rich well drained soils

Flowering Dates: March - April

Seed Dispersal Dates: September - October

Seed Bearing Age: Optimum seed bearing from age 8 to 25 years

Seed Bearing Frequency: Yearly

Seed Stratification: No stratification period is needed.