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Salix alb Tristis
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Salix alba 'Tristis'


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

General attributes

Text Yellow Foliage
Text Weeping

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Fast growth rate Fast growth rate
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Wet tolerant Wet tolerant
Tolerates exposed site Tolerates exposed site
Tolerates coastal site Tolerates coastal site
Hard prune Hard prune