A large, fast growing shrub or small tree with dense, flexible stems that forms an upright habit. Long, slender green leaves open following the appearance of yellow-green catkins in spring. The young stems are yellow in spring and male and female catkins appear on separate plants. Grows best in wet soil.

Soil: Thrive in wet and boggy soils.

Aspect: Full sun.

Suitable Locations: Waterside plantings, damp woodlands, re-claimed industrial/contaminated sites.

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