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Salix alba 'Niobe'

Niobe Golden Weeping Willow

Willow

Comments

A picturesque specimen tree featuring gracefully weeping golden branches; stunning when overhanging water; needs plenty of wide open space to achieve its finest form at maturity; tends to drop branchlets, aggressive root system, so do not plant near homes

Description

A picturesque specimen tree featuring gracefully weeping golden branches; stunning when overhanging water; needs plenty of wide open space to achieve its finest form at maturity; tends to drop branchlets, aggressive root system, so do not plant near homes

Landscape Attributes

Niobe Golden Weeping Willow is a dense deciduous tree with a rounded form and gracefully weeping branches. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a high maintenance tree that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Niobe Golden Weeping Willow is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent

Planting & Growing

Niobe Golden Weeping Willow will grow to be about 50 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 50 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

average to wet

Cold Hardy to Zone:

2a

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Spread:

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Soil Type:

50 feet

50 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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