Willow Trees
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potting sizes

p.baker921 added on May 28, 2018 | Answered

can you tell me what size pot to use for a salix integra flamingo stem. the label says it will grow to 5ft tall and 5ft wide.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 28, 2018

This depends on the size of pot that the plant is in now! You should only go up 1 or 2 sizes of pot, or you can cause root rot in the plant.
At maturity you will need a large container such as a half whiskey barrel or 30 gallon pot.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/willow/dappled-japanese-willow.htm

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