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Salix matsudana 'Scarlet Curles'

Common Name(s):
Hankow willow, Pekin willow
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Drought tolerant.

Wildlife Value: Members of the Salix genus support the following specilized bees: Andrena (Parandrena) andrenoidesAndrena (Thysandrena) bisalicisAndrena (Tylandrena) erythrogasterAndrena (Andrena) frigidaAndrena (Micrandrena) illinoiensisAndrena (Andrena) macoupinensisAndrena (Trachandrena) mariaeAndrena (Parandrena) nidaAndrena (Micrandrena) nigraeAndrena (Micrandrena) salictariaAndrena (Parandrena) wellesleyanaThis tree is mildly resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
40-50 ft.
Flower:
Non-showy
Zones:
5-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; range of soil types; drought tolerant
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Conical; contorted stems; reddish in winter
Width:
20-25 ft.
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Leaf:
Alternate, simple leaves are somewhat curled
Tags:
deciduous, bees, drought tolerant, pollinator, specialized bees, wildlife, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 2190

Salix matsudana 'Scarlet Curles' Salix matsudana 'Scarlet Curles'