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Plant description:

The Cape willow is a fast-growing tree with oblong leaves. The related S. mucronata subsp.wooddii; (Natal willow; 36.2), is smaller, with graceful, drooping branches that bear spikes of creamy yellow flowers. Both make good hedges and, like all willows, are ideal for water gardens.

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Botanical name

Salix mucronata subsp. capensis

Plant Care



Common name(s)

Cape willow



Tree has oblong leaves.

Uses in landscape design

This tree is ideal for water gardens, and makes a good hedge.

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Tree has oblong leaves.

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