Spring Garden Tips

Golden Weeping Willow

Salix205px.jpg

Botanical Name

Salix alba

Hardiness

Zones 2 to 8(9)

Height

75 to 100 feet

Width

50 to 100 feet

Flowers

Catkins, male flowers showy - give pussy willow character

Fruit

Two-valved capsule with lots of silky hairs

Fall Color

Yellow

Light

Full sun

Soil

Moist to wet, adaptable

Planting and Care

Transplants easily

Good tree for wet sites and water's edge

Problems

Invasive roots, messy (twigs and seeds), borers, willow leaf beetle, weak wooded

Article Tags

Rate Article

0.0/5 rating (0 votes)

Ask Melinda

Didn't find what you were looking for?
Search for related articles, video tips, podcasts and audio tips to help you answer your gardening question.

Still looking?

Post a question for Melinda to answer.

 

Search Melinda Myers Site