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Posted by FUMBIE 10 Jun 2010 - 12:04:00 PM

Hello everyone

We have some shrubs in our garden that were there when we bought the house earlier this year. We love them and would like to plant some more. Does anyone know what there are? They are about 4 m tall now but seem to grow even taller in one of the neighbour's gardens.

Photo attached.

Cheers, Cornelia

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Re: FUMBIE 10 Jun 2010 - 12:07:00 PM

I should add: We are in Hobart, Tassie

Re: Re: EDITOR 11 Jun 2010 - 4:37:00 PM

Hi. It seems to be the Chilean pencil willow. As one of the un-exempted species of Salix, I'm afraid it's classified as a 'weed of national significance'.

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