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Salix matsudana 'Scarlet Curls' /Scarlet Curls Willow

Salix matsudana 'Scarlet Curls'   / Salix matsudana 'Scarlet Curls'
Leaves and branches
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Leaves and branches

Twisted reddish and yellow stems

Wavy leaves and young yellow twisted branches

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Scientific Name: Salix matsudana 'Scarlet Curls'
Common Name: Scarlet Curls Willow
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
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Comments: A cork screw form of willow with golden brown branches and new growth of stems is scarlet red. The red intensifies after the first frost except in zones 7 and 8 where it remains brown. Older stem growth is golden yellow. Branches are wavy, twigs are twisted and leaves are wavy-edged. Stems of this tree are used in flower arrangements.