Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Salix lasiolepis.
The tough inner bark, harvested in the spring, has been used to make rope and clothing.The wood is close-grained, light, soft and weak, but has been used for fuel and to make charcoal.
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. Very easy. Plant into their permanent positions in the autumn.Cuttings of half-ripe wood, June to August in a frame. Very easy.
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A fast-growing but short-lived species, it is shrub-like and from 1 - 6 metres tall in the north of its range, becoming more tree-like in California. This species is closely related to S. irrorata. 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. They form a valuable early food for bumble bees. 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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