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Laurel Willow
Catalogue A#2000-065  PZ4

GPS 45D 43' 56" N  /  108D 37' 15" W



Family: Salicaceae

Origin: Central Europe

Common name: Laurel Willow

Location: Along pathway-just south of brick walk

Number in accession: 1

Note: 2018 very healthy tree

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​This 45 inch White willow provides overall benefits of: $113 every year. 


White willow, like other species of willow, is very tolerant of wet sites. It is a fast-growing tree with weak wood that is prone to storm damage. This species is best known for its weeping cultivars ('weeping willows').

Tree or Plant Type: Tree
        Foliage: Deciduous (seasonally loses leaves)
        Native Locale: Non-native
        Landscape Uses: Shade tree, Specimen
        Size Range: Large tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height: 75-100 feet
Mature Width: 50-100 feet
        Light Exposure: Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily), Partial sun/shade (4-6 hrs light daily)
        Hardiness Zones: Zone 2, Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5 , Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
        Soil Preference: Moist, well-drained soil, Wet soil
        Acid Soils: Tolerant
        Alkaline Soils: Tolerant
        Salt Spray: Moderately Tolerant
        Soil Salt: Tolerant
        Drought Conditions: Intolerant
        Poor Drainage: Tolerant
        Planting Considerations: Highly susceptible to ice damage, Roots prone to invading sewer pipes, Weak wood and branch structure
        Ornamental Interest: Spring blossoms, Fall color, Showy flowers
        Season of Interest: Early spring, Early fall
        Flower Color & Fragrance: Inconspicuous
        Shape or Form: Arching, Upright
        Growth Rate: Fast
        Transplants Well: Yes
        Wildlife: Birds, Insect pollinator

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