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Violet Willow

The Violet Willow (Salix daphnoides) is a deciduous tree that inhabits moist soil regions stretching from Europe to the Himalayas in western Asia. They are not frost tender plants and are extremely hardy in Zone 5.

These deciduous trees grow to heights of 10 meters and diameters of about 8 meters, and they grow very quickly. The Violet Willow flowers in February and March, and the flowers themselves are dioecious.

As mentioned, the Violet Willow requires moist soil to grow, which also needs to be either acid or neutral. This tree also needs direct sunlight.

Other names given to the Violet Willow are Berijpte Wilg and European Violet-Willow.

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