Salix purpurea 'Oka' is grown in our willow beds at Lakeshore Willows for basketry.
Grows into a large shrub when not pruned
This variety works well for basketry and living willow work
IMPORTANT NOTE FROM LENE: I am not a horticulturist and the information provided for each willow variety is based on my observations growing and using the willows here at Lakeshore Willows. The information about growth habit is quoted from Christopher Newsholme's book: Willows, The Genus Salix.
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