The much loved Golden Weeping Willow, Salix x sepucralis ‘Chrysocoma’ is a truly majestic tree that produces small silvery-green, narrow leaves which arrive early in the spring and fall late in autumn.
Winner of the Award of Garden Merit in 2002, this Weeping Willow is also referred to as Salix alba ‘Tristis’, Salix babylonica and Salix vitellina ‘Pendula’.
Small yellow catkins appear in the spring with the abundance of foliage.
Salix x sepucralis ‘Chrysocoma’ is a large tree at maturity with a broad and weeping shaped crown, it is extremely tolerant of wet conditions and thus often found planted close to water and in moist conditions.
This large and fast growing tree reaches extensive proportions and thus consideration should be given to the space required to reach its full potential.
It responds well to severe crown pruning which helps limit size.
Best suited to large gardens, parklands, by ponds, rivers and in other moist soil conditions.
Mature height: 17-22m