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Salix alba 'Tristis'

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Salix alba Tristis In Flower

Salix alba Tristis In Flower

More About Salix alba 'Tristis'

  • Upright, open, rounded crown with pendulous, golden branchlets
  • Young branches are golden-yellow, maturing to gray-brown and deeply furrowed
  • Flowers emerge yellow-white after the leaves emerge
  • Long, narrow leaves are bright green on top, whitish-green beneath
  • Fall colour is an undistinguished, pale yellow
  • Bloom Time: April to May

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and parts of North America.

Zone:

4

Height:

15-20 m

Spread:

15-20 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Weeping Golden Willow Growing and Maintenance Tips

One of the most popular of the weeping willows available, its value lies in its golden, weeping form. Grows well in wet locations, and has a very large, mature size.  


Salix alba 'Tristis' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Weeping
Rounded

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Salix alba 'Tristis'

Salix nigra

Salix nigra

Black Willow