Scarlet Curls® Corkscrew Willow; Hankow Willow; Peking Willow
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Fast, 3-6' per year.Mature Height - 30'Mature Width - 15-20'Longevity - Short lived maturity in 25 years.
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Catkins 1" long, not visually significant.Fruit - Strobile 1" long.Leaf - Leaves are lance-shaped, curled and twisted.Fall Color - Foliage yellowish-green, young stems scarletBark - Young stems initially yellowish and smooth, becoming brown, rough and fissured with age.Other Features - Leaves are curled with contorted branches.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 5-8Native Habitat - Zones 5-8Diseases and Insects - Susceptible to cankers, and many diseases and insects including bacterial twig blight, Black and Cytospora cankers, many insects. Leaf spots 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 matsudana.