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Salix alba 'Golden Ness'
Salix alba 'Golden Ness'
Salix alba 'Golden Ness'
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Available Summer 2018 - Grown for its superb winter stem colour, Salix alba 'Golden Ness' has beautiful, burnished gold branches in winter. These stems give the best colour if the plant is coppiced each spring.

We find Salix alba 'Golden Ness' looks particularly good when planted alongside streams or ponds and is ideal for use in a winter garden.

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out. If you are interested in this plant please email us at or call our office on (01530) 413700 and we will contact you when next available.

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil. Salix alba 'Golden Ness' enjoys damp or wet soils.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Salix alba 'Golden Ness' eventually grows to be a medium sized, upright tree if left unpruned (The photos above show a regularly coppiced plant in our gardens).
    • Height: 10 m (32 ft) or 2 m (6 ft) if coppiced yearly.
    • Spread: 8 m (26 ft) or 1.5 m (5 ft) if coppiced yearly.
  • Notes: Salix alba 'Golden Ness' makes an effective garden plant if pruned back to 30 cm (1 ft) above the ground each spring before coming into leaf. This reduces the end size and encourages it to produce vigorous, very colourful new growth!


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