White Willow Hedging – Salix Alba


The White Willow, with its long, sweeping branches and silvery leaves, has been a symbol of elegance and calm in various cultures. Historically, it has been revered for its medicinal properties, and its presence in a garden adds not only beauty but a sense of historical continuity.


Discover the Majestic Beauty of White Willow


Embrace the serene grace of Salix Alba, commonly known as White Willow, a remarkable addition to Harrods’ outdoor plant range. This iconic tree melds beauty with resilience, offering a splendid display for any garden.

Historical Significance

A Timeless Symbol of Tranquility The White Willow, with its long, sweeping branches and silvery leaves, has been a symbol of elegance and calm in various cultures. Historically, it has been revered for its medicinal properties, and its presence in a garden adds not only beauty but a sense of historical continuity.

Botanical Characteristics

Anatomy of a Gentle Giant Salix Alba stands out with its distinctive bark and leafy canopy. Its bark, initially smooth and silvery, matures into a rugged, deeply furrowed texture. The leaves are slender, elongated, and have a shimmering silvery underside, which dances gracefully in the breeze.

Growth and Care

Cultivating Serenity White Willow thrives best in moist, well-drained soil and full sunlight. It’s a hardy species, resistant to cold and adaptable to various climates. Regular pruning enhances its natural elegance, while adequate space allows it to flourish to its full potential.

Environmental Impact

A Natural Benefactor Apart from its aesthetic appeal, Salix Alba plays a crucial role in enhancing biodiversity. It supports a wide range of wildlife, including bees and birds, contributing significantly to the ecological balance.


The White Willow is an exquisite choice for anyone seeking to add a touch of sophistication and natural elegance to their outdoor space. Its historical charm and environmental benefits make it a valued addition to any garden.

For more detailed information about Salix Alba, visit the White Willow Wikipedia page. To purchase this magnificent tree, explore more of our selection on Harrodsoutdoor.com/shop.


Full Standard, Boxhead, Feathered, Multi Stem, Pleached, Half Standard Pleached, Umbrella, Half Standard, Espalier, Mini Standard, Ball, Cone, Spiral, Cube, Cloud Form, Cube Spiral, Cube Multiball, Cube Ball Cone, Pom-pom, Lollipop, Archway, Twisted Stem, Triple Lollipop, Multiball 2, Multiball 3, Dome, Cylinder, Pyramid, Cylindrical Dome, Twisted Stem, Unique, Bonsai, Instant Hedge, Instant Screen, Hedging Plants, Young Tree, Regular Tree

Root Type

Pot Grown, Rootball, Bare Root


15-30cm, 30-50cm, 50-70cm, 70-90cm, 90-110cm, 110-130cm, 130-150cm, 150-170cm, 170-200cm, 200-230cm, 230-250cm, 250-270cm, 270-300cm, 300-350cm, 350-400cm, 400-450cm, 450-500cm, 500-600cm, 600-700cm, 700-800cm, 10-20cm, 20-30cm, 30-40cm, 40-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, 70-80cm, 80-90cm, 90-100cm, 100-110cm, 110-120cm, 120-130cm, 130-140cm, 140-150cm

Stem Girth

4-6cm, 6-8cm, 8-10cm, 10-12cm, 12-14cm, 14-16cm, 16-18cm, 18-20cm, 20-22cm, 22-24cm, 24-26cm, 26-28cm, 28-30cm, 30-35cm, 35-40cm, 40-45cm, 45-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, N/A, 20-25cm, 25-30cm

Foliage Type




Water Requirement

Moderate Watering

Growth Height

Medium Growing

Growth Speed

Moderate Growth

Costal Growing






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Box/Parcel – Used for plants sized 0-70cm, costs £12. Order £100 worth of plants of that size to qualify for free delivery! Parcel deliveries are always sent for next day delivery unless otherwise specified.

Pallet – Used for plants sized 71-230cm, costs £60. Order £350 worth of plants to qualify for free pallet delivery! We always send our pallets for next day delivery, unless requested otherwise.

Private Van – Used for plants sized 231cm and taller, costs £60. Order £350 worth to get free private van delivery!

In all cases you can request a private van delivery, where your plants are delivered by us. Upon your request we can re-evaluate your delivery fee and let you know of the delivery time.

Please note, for pallet and box deliveries we use third party companies to deliver the goods. Not often, but occasionally some delays may happen due to unforeseen circumstances, which are out of our control. For this reason, we ask you to never book gardeners, contractors, or other industry professionals for the estimated delivery date. Please do not book days off work or cancel other commitments specifically for your plant delivery to avoid disappointment.

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If you are not home at the time of your delivery, don’t worry! With your permission, we will instruct our trusted couriers to leave your plants in a safe place. If you have any requirements, or a preferred safe place for your plant delivery, please ensure to leave us a note along with your order, or simply give us a call.

Specialized Delivery

If you have any special requirements regarding your delivery, please add it to your order notes or call us on 01603 327269. Always include any delivery restrictions into your order note so appropriate vehicles and good carriers can be used to deliver your plants.

Please note that we currently are unable to deliver to Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland due to Brexit rules and regulations.

For more delivery information refer to our terms and conditions here.


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