Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Salix aurita.
Cuttings of mature wood of the current year's growth, November to February in a sheltered outdoor bed or planted straight into their permanent position and given a good weed-suppressing mulch. Plant into their permanent positions in the autumn.Cuttings of half-ripe wood, June to August in a frame.
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Thriving in the most adverse conditions, it is a useful plant for populating dry barren sites. Closely related to S. caprea and S. cinerea. Hybridizes freely with other members of this genus. Although the flowers are produced in catkins early in the year, they are pollinated by bees and other insects rather than by the wind. When inhaled near to, a scent of white jasmine can be discerned from the flowers. Plants in this genus are notably susceptible to honey fungus.Dioecious. Male and female plants must be grown if seed is required.
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