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Golden Weeping Willow

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 & 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

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