Salix x 'Prairie Cascade'

Prairie Cascade Willow

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth 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" long
Leaf - Glossy green foliage.
Fall Color - Yellow-green
Bark - Young stems are golden, and of interest in winter.
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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.
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- Other plants with the common name Willow.
- Other plants of the family Salicaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Salix.
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