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Weeping Willow - Salix babylonica (latin)

Area of origin: China, Korea.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 15 m, width up to 15 m (49,2').
Foliage: Deciduous.
Soil Type: All with a preference for rich soils.
Hardiness: Hardy to -34°C.
Exposure: Semi-shade to full light.

Properties and uses:
The closely growing leaves measure up to 15cm long. Green in colour they become golden yellow in autumn. The branches are an olive green colour.
The very flexible branches of the 'tortuosa' variety are curiously twisted and their ends close to the ground.
Planted alone to gain maximum benefit from the trailing and twisted nature of the branches for the 'tortuosa' variety.

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