Salix caprea 'Kilmarnock'
Also known as
Kilmarnock Weeping Willow, Weeping Great Willow
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20 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Kilmarnock Willow Overview
Salix caprea 'Kilmarnock' is a deciduous shrub that has a weeping habit. Its bare hanging branches produce grey white catkins that open yellow in spring before its leaves appear. Its compact form makes it a popular choice for smaller town gardens.
Common problems with Kilmarnock Willow
Can be attacked by Caterpillars, Sawflies and leaf beetles and suffer from Willow anthracnose and rust.
How to harvest Kilmarnock Willow
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Kilmarnock Willow
You can propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer, by hardwood cuttings in the winter, by seed.
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