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By Anci

Renfrewshire, United Kingdom Gb

can anyone ID this plant or tree please? Thanks x




Looks like a dwarf Salix (willow) to me.

3 Feb, 2014


I would go further and suggest that it is Salix x boydii, a dwarf salix and very popular in gardens

3 Feb, 2014


But what are the yellow blobs on the end of the branches or is that my eyesight?

3 Feb, 2014


Pussy willows?

3 Feb, 2014


Catkins, Owdboggy. On this willow they form a large oval shape rather than 'lambs tails'.

3 Feb, 2014


Well in that case I would go for Salix helvetica rather than x boydii. Our x boydii is a lot smaller leafed and less silver than that one seems to be. Unless of course the scale is wrong.

5 Feb, 2014


I think the scale is wrong… Leaves don't look like S. helvetica to me

5 Feb, 2014


thank you members I now have been told that it could be the wooly willow! thanks again x

13 Mar, 2014


Yes it could be S. lanata

14 Mar, 2014

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