Salix artica/Arctic Willow

Salix artica / Salix artica
A low growing, mounding grower
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A low growing, mounding grower

A very hardy plant providing food for animals in the Artic in summer

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Scientific Name: Salix artica
Common Name: Arctic Willow
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Light Exposure: Sun
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This willow grows well on the artic tundra and is a food sourse for large animals like the caribou and smaller one like the lemming and rabbits. Has many different shapes as it roots whereever the branches touch the ground.