Salix caprea ‘Kilmarnock’
Salix caprea var. pendula, Kilmarnock willow, Kilmarnock weeping willow, Weeping great willow, Salix caprea ‘Pendula’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Kilmarnock’ _ ‘Kilmarnock’ is a compact, dense, deciduous tree with pendent branches bearing ovate, dark-green leaves, grey-green beneath, and, in spring before the leaves emerge, large, grey catkins with yellow anthers.
Compact, Small weeping
Yellow, Silvery-grey in Spring
Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Caterpillars , Leaf beetles (willow and poplar) , Sawflies
Anthracnose diseases , Rust
Pruning group 1
WHERE TO GROW
Salix caprea ‘Kilmarnock’ (Kilmarnock willow) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.
City, Low Maintenance
Plant in deep, moderately fertile soil in full sun.
Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
North, South, East, West