Willow Tree Gifts
The symbolism of the willow tree has changed and evolved over centuries. It has been known to represent grief, healing and immortality making it an appropriate gift for a wide variety of occasions. Our willow tree gifts are a stunning alternative to usual traditional gifts.
Also known as the 'Tree of Enchantment' or 'Witches Aspirin'. The Grey Willow Tree was used to gain inspiration or eloquence and its wood was often used for making wands. In Celtic mythology it was said that the world had hatched from two eggs which were hidden in the boughs of the Willow.
It is a small tree, rarely growing above 32ft(10m) and it thrives in damp areas.
Grey Willow tree supplied is 20-40cm tall. (Depending on season).
The PussyWillow Tree Gift is a source of wonder throughout Europe and Asia and it is not hard to see why.
The Golden Curls willow is a funky looking tree and makes a great gift for a feature in the garden.
The Kilmarnock Willow tree gift, or Weeping Pussy Willow, is a beautiful umbrella shaped tree. It is a small tree and is perfect for those who don't have much space in the garden.
Large Tree Gift Ideas
Easily recognised for its umbrella like frame and long, low-hanging branches, willow trees are something to behold. They are water loving and prefer to be planted in wet, marshy areas. They are often found planted on floodplains as a way to soak up all the extra water.
Being one of the fastest growing trees in the world (up to 10 ft per year!) means that can have an extremely large root system. They have been known to break through water pipes they come into contact with. This makes them better suited to large open landscapes where they can be allowed to grow.
The pussy willow is probably the most well known of its kind and most famous for its beautiful furry catkins. So soft to the touch that they have been likened to pussy cats fur, hence the name. Willows are deciduous trees and when all the leaves have fallen and there’s nothing left but the silver tinged buds, it looks like something from a fairy tale.
Most willows originated from parts of Asia but the grey willow tree is native to the UK. Known as the ‘Tree of Enchantment’ hundreds of years ago, the wood was often used to make magical wands for witchcraft and wizardry. Give the gift of magic in the form of tree and get free next day delivery on orders over £99. What are you waiting for?