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botanical name:
Salix hookeriana
Salix hookeriana © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Dune Willow, Hooker’s willow
family:  Salicaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 6.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: cream
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Large deciduous shrub or small bushy tree with glossy reddish-brown stems. Pointed, narrow, glossy green leaves, densely felted underneath. Large catkins in spring as the leaves emerge.

Any moist to very wet soil in sun or part shade.
Can be coppiced.

From seed or cuttings.

Good landscape plant for damp coastal areas.
Stems are used in basketmaking.

other notes:
Native to coastal areas of western North America from Alaska to California.
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