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common name: Dune Willow, Hooker’s willow
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: cream
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade
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.
Native to coastal areas of western North America from Alaska to California.