Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Large, branching shrub with a rounded habit if left unpruned.
Height: 4 m (13 ft)
Spread: 4 m (13 ft)
Notes: Salix candida makes an effective garden plant if pruned back to 30 cm (1 ft) above the ground each spring before coming into leaf. This encourages it to produce vigorous arching stems and fresh, beautiful silvery foliage.