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Salix Caprea 'Kilmarnock' Willow


 
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 05, 2010 8:56 am    Post subject: Salix Caprea 'Kilmarnock' Willow Reply with quote

I got a Kilmarnock willow on sunday, (looks like 2 trees grafted together) its the trunk is about 1m tall, Anyway I am wondering how big will it grow, so I know where to put it in the garden. Any help appreciated
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 15, 2010 11:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Im. is a very short stem for a Kilmarnock willow. I assume it is the weeping tree that you have bought.
If it is grafted (check the top of the stem), it will grow downwards from 1 metre.
Otherwise you can train it upwards on a stake to get it taller, but it suffers a good bit from die back.
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