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Dream as if you'll live forever,
Live as if you'll die today.
James Dean

Typical Pine

The edge were tree meets field creates a haven for all sorts of critters.

Belgian Red Willow

Salix fragilis 'Belgian Red'

This willow can be raised as a tree or as a shrub. Raised as a tree, it's one of our larger willows, getting up to 20 meters high.

Pruned close to ground it will coppice into a shrub. Stems can be harvested annually or bi-annually for basketry. New growth starts green, but turns red in the fall, generating winter interest.


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Sherwood's Forests is located about 75 km southwest of Edmonton, Alberta. Please refer to the map on our Contact page for directions.