Plant Care grey willow

grey willow

Also known as

grey willow and large gray willow

Taxonomy

Salix atrocinerea
Salix
Salicaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for grey willow

Water

How often to water your grey willow

Water needs for grey willow
0.5 cups
every 9

grey willow needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for grey willow in your home

Light needs and placement for plant grey willow: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

grey willow love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

grey willow does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize grey willow

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for grey willow: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your grey willow after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for grey willow

grey willow


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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