Corkscrew Willow (Salix matsudana 'Golden Curls')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Dynamic Accumulator: Mg (Magnesium)
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Bees

"Salix  'Golden Curls', 2014, Corkscrew Willow, SAY-licks, 30x15

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Posted by ILPARW (southeast Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jan 9, 2018 7:18 PM

This is a short-lived species in the East or Midwestern US because a canker disease kills it off when around 30 years old. I used to have a photo of some large specimens in a group in St Charles, Illinois that were mostly dead. People easily propagate it by stem cutting put in a water bottle. It is messy like other willow trees. The species comes from China.

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