Botanical Name: Salix babylonica
The Weeping willow is perhaps the most distinctive willow tree species. A moisture-loving tree it makes a spectacular shade tree. The leaves provide a good reserve of feed for stock when pastures are dry.
Plant Information or Specifications
Sub Categories (HashTags)
Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Yes (Often below -2)
Amount of leaves in Winter?
No Leaves (Deciduous)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
Poor Drainage (Clay)
Customer Comments on Weeping Willow
these trees are invasive and block water systems. They are very thirsty too. https://www.water.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0028/52678/DELWP-willows-fact-sheet-FINAL-October-2016.pdf | Christine Giles - Geelong , Vic 06-May-2018
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