Weeping Willow (Salix alba) is a fast growing large tree with pendulous branches that tolerates wet sites. Not a tree for small lots or sites where the aggressive roots can cause damage.
|Plant Type||Trees Deciduous, Site author's observations|
|Moisture||average to wet|
|Soil & Site||average to wet|
|Flowers||dioecious, male and female catkins, forms a two-valved seed capsul|
|Leaves||alternate, lanceolate, green with yellow fall color|
|Dimensions||50-60 plus feet tall wide spreading pendulous branches, I have seen trunk sizes over 3 feet in diameter or more.|
|Maintenance||messy short lived tree, constant branch drop, can be cut back hard and will regrow|