Suitable Substitutions for Salix 'Erythroflexuosa'
More About 'Erythroflexuosa'
- Yellow catkins appear before the leaves in the spring
- Medium-green, lance-shaped leaves are occasionally twisted, and persist into late fall
- Branches are yellow to orange to red when young
- Twisted, gnarly habit adds winter interest
Corkscrew Willow Growing and Maintenance Tips
Corkscrew willow will grow almost anywhere, but needs considerable water. It responds well to heavy pruning, whether close to the ground (coppicing) or halfway along branches (pollarding).
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Average to Dry Soils
Flowering TimeEarly Spring