Salix caprea – Pussy willow – Goat willow

The exotic Salix caprea, more commonly known as the ‘Pussy Willow’ tree originates from Europe and is a naturalised species in South Africa. Reaching a height of between 2 and 7 m, this fast grower is deciduous and has a pretty, oval shape.  The tree is known for its spreading, upright stems, colourful autumn leaves [...]