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Salix 'Erythroflexuosa'

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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

Zone:

5

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

4-5 m
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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).


'Erythroflexuosa' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fast
Fast

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Vase-shape
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen