The bright pinky-red catkins of Salix gracilistyla ‘Mount Aso’ are simply stunning. Arriving in late winter, these colourful, fluffy catkins are guaranteed to brighten up the garden. By the time the catkins have gone, the green foliage has emerged. The leaves have an attractive silvery underside and make a beautiful foil for plants that bloom in summer.
Salix gracilistyla ‘Mount Aso’ is a small Pink Pussy Willow tree or medium bush, growing to an estimated 3 x 3 metres over 20 years. Planted in full sun, it copes with a range of soils and can tolerate some exposure to the elements.