Salix sitchensis

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Salix sitchensis
 Sitka Willow
Habit: shrubCH
Height:  ?m (10-12 ft)CH
Lifespan: perennial
Origin:  ?
Exposure: full sunsn
Water: lots of watersn
USDA Zones:  ?
Sunset Zones:
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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Salix sitchensis. Sitka Willow. A shrub, 10-12 ft. high and more: lvs. obovate, glabrous, clothed beneath with silky hairs which have a beautiful satiny luster: aments appearing with lvs., long, cylindrical and graceful, also satiny. N. W. N. Amer.—This willow, which, so far as known, has not been used as an ornamental plant, is one that would be at once novel and beautiful. The characteristic luster of the lvs. is preserved in plants in cult.

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