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Salix purpurea 'Nancy Saunders'

Common Name: Purple Osier

Plant Family: Salicaceae

Salix purpurea 'Nancy Saunders'
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Price:  £8.50
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Availability:  

  

4 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  1 litre pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Planting Style:  Wildflower or Wildlife
Suggested Use:  Naturalising
Season of Interest:  Winter to spring
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Soil Type:  Wet heavy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Susceptible to Honey Fungus
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


An attractive Willow with thin purple stems and narrow greyish leaves. It has small greenish catkins in spring, after which it can be cut hard back to keep compact. Moist soil in sun to part-shade


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.