Creeping willow (Salix repens Iona) is a deciduous shrub belongs to the Salicaceae family. It will best grow in significantly full sun or shade. It has remarkably Showy flower but these bloom in spring and summer season.
Common name: Creeping willow” or “Iona Artic Willow”
Scientific name: Salix repens
Classification of Creeping willow
|Fruit Color||Small, brown bark, smooth|
|Plant Type||Deciduous shrub|
|Flower color||Red, white, yellow|
|Flower bloom||Spring and summer season|
Plant care – Creeping willow
|Water||Average Water need regularly but do not overwater|
|Preferred Soil pH||An Acid, Alkaline, Neutral is equally good|
|Required Soil drainage||Well-drained on the whole|
|Soil moisture||Above all, it should be Moist|
|Origin||Generally in Europe and Asia|
How to care for Creeping willow?
It will grow in full sun as well as in partial shade.
Salix repens Iona needs moist and average water. Do not overwater. It needs water regularly in a week.
It grows well-drained, sandy, and loamy soil. As well as soil pH should preferably be acidic.
Regular pruning increases plant growth. Further, the Salix repens achieves almost 12 inches of length in one month.
Salix repens require balanced fertilizer and it should be applied during the growing season. Moreover, It should be growing in rich and fertile soil.
Generally, it grows extremely fast.
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