Salix alba ‘Tristis’ Salix

Salix

x sepulcratis var. chrysocoma (Golden Weeping Willow)

Description: A fast-growing weeping willow with ascending branches, open rounded crown and pendulous branchlets that often sweep the ground. Small yellow catkins appear in the spring with the narrow, lance shaped leaves.

Salix Growing Tips: Suitable for damp places especially. Position to highlight winter sun on stems. Hard pruning in early spring is recommended of those grown for their winter stem colour.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 6m x 4m

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Weeping
  • M Size: Medium
  • Growth rate: Fast
  • Leaf colour: Yellow
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Attractive bark
  • Can be hard pruned
  • Wet tolerant

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