Also called Bebb's Willow
More About Salix bebbiana
- Yellow-green, cone-like fruit is attractive to birds
- Dull green, slightly saw-toothed or wavy, gray or whitish underneath
- Fast growing and capable of forming dense colonies
- Flowers are yellow catkins
- Bears light brown capsules
- Bloom Time: May to early June
Native to Ontario and most of North America. The twigs and branches are used by Native Americans for basket weaving and arrow making.
Beaked Willow Growing and Maintenance Tips
Beaked willow grows best in a moist soil. Typically a large, multi-stemmed shrub or small, shrubby tree that will form dense, colonial thickets. Tolerant of heavy clay or rocky soils.
Salix bebbiana Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Wet Soils