General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 50 to 80 feet (15-24m)
Plant Spread: 40 to 70 feet (12-21m)
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Dynamic Accumulator: Mg (Magnesium)
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

Common names
  • White Willow
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Salix alba
  • Synonym: Salix alba var. calva
  • Synonym: Salix alba var. alba
  • Synonym: Salix alba subsp. caerulea
  • Synonym: Salix alba var. caerulea

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I don't see Salix Alba in the photo by SpringGreenThumb Aug 7, 2016 12:13 PM 2
Not Salix Alba by SpringGreenThumb Aug 7, 2016 2:52 PM 8
Not Salix Alba by SpringGreenThumb Aug 7, 2016 2:16 PM 4

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