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Salix alba 'Tristis' /White Willow

Salix alba 'Tristis'   / Salix alba 'Tristis'
A tall growing, broad spreading tree
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A tall growing, broad spreading tree

Grown for its golden twigs and weeping form

Cascading foliage

Close view of the weeping foliage

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Scientific Name: Salix alba 'Tristis'
Common Name: White Willow
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: over 50 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Green
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: High
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: Has bright, golden yellow twigs and weeping form and is commomnly sold as Golden Weeping willow. Very popular weeping selection and is used adjacent to ponds and bodies of water. Has serious insect and disease problems. It weak wooded and produces lots of litter. Some call this tree a nightmare.