Salix x matsudana 'Scarcuzam'

Scarlet Curls® Corkscrew Willow; Hankow Willow; Peking Willow

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth 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 scarlet
Bark - Young stems initially yellowish and smooth, becoming brown, rough and fissured with age.
Other Features - Leaves are curled with contorted branches.
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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 5-8
Native Habitat - Zones 5-8
Diseases 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.
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- Other plants with the common name Willow.
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