Prairie Cascade Willow
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Fast up to 3-6' per year, weeping habit.Mature Height - 35-45'Mature Width - 35-45'Longevity - Short lived, mature at 25 years rarely reaches 50 years.
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Cylindric catkins 1-2" long, .50 wide with yellow buds.Fruit - Strobile 1" longLeaf - Glossy green foliage.Fall Color - Yellow-greenBark - Young stems are golden, and of interest in winter.Other Features - Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Grown in medium-to-wet soils in full sun. Prune as needed in late winter to early spring. Easily propagated. Zones 3-5.Native Habitat - Hybrid of S. pentandra (Native to Europe) and S. alba (Native to Europe and Asia) introduced by Morden Research Station, Canada.Diseases and Insects - Cankers, many insects and powdery mildew.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Willow.- Other plants of the family Salicaceae.- Other plants of the genus Salix.- Other plants of the species Salix x.