A hardy, graceful weeping willow with an amazing growth rate. Wisconsin weeping willow is a deciduous tree that grows to a height of 70 feet or more. It has a wide crown and shallow roots and slender leaves up to 6 inches long that hang from trailing branches. Ohio State University identifies Wisconsin Weeping Willow as salix x blanda, a cross between s. babylonica and s. fragilis.
Wisconsin Weeping Willow is often used as an effective screen in habitat management. Its rapid growth rate and weeping habit, make it a non-hybrid option. If used as a screen, consider coppicing every 3 or 4 years.
Common Name: Wisconsin Weeping Willow
Scientific Name: Salix x blanda
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
Height: 70 feet
Width: 40 feet
Size: 24 inch cutting
Anaerobic Tolerance: High
Recommended mulch material: Black plastic or woven fabric.
Also know as: Weeping Willow, Salix x blanda, Salix fragilis x Salix sepulcralis, Salix babylonica x Salix fragilis
Rooting hormone: None
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