Japanese Pink Pussy Willow 'Mount Aso'
Salix gracilistyla 'Mount Aso'
10 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
Japanese Pink Pussy Willow 'Mount Aso' Overview
Salix gracilistyla 'Mount Aso' is a deciduous shrub that produces pink catkins in early spring before the slightly bluish leaves arrive.
Common problems with Japanese Pink Pussy Willow 'Mount Aso'
Can be attacked by caterpillars, sawflies and willow scale. They can also suffer from willow anthracnose.
How to harvest Japanese Pink Pussy Willow 'Mount Aso'
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Japanese Pink Pussy Willow 'Mount Aso'
Take softwood cuttings in early summer or hardwood cuttings in winter.
Special features of Japanese Pink Pussy Willow 'Mount Aso'
Other uses of Japanese Pink Pussy Willow 'Mount Aso'
This spring flowering shrub makes a lovely addition to garden borders in most settings, from urban courtyards to informal cottage gardens. It will also thrive in coastal gardens. Its catkin laden stems are occasionally included in floral arrangements.