Weeping Willow

Salix alba

The weeping willow is a great selection for adding character to a landscape. Known for its graceful, low sweeping branch structure and unique shape. The weeping willow is commonly found near streams, lakes and wetlands but is adaptable to drier soils as well. The weeping willow has winter interest due to its golden winter stems. 

 
Zones: Hardy to Zone 4
Leaf Description: Lance shaped bright green leaves
Mature Height: 40 to 50 ft
Mature Spread: 30 to 40 ft
Growth Rate: Moderate to Fast
Habit: Broadly weeping canopy
Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Tolerances: Does well in a wet soil but is adaptable to all kinds