Laurel Leaf Willow

Laurel Leaf Willow

Salix pentandra

$99.00$169.00 + GST

A rugged and adaptable shade tree. Is available as a single or multi-stem. Dark green leaves throughout the season. Low-branching and wide-spreading, rounded form. Extremely hardy. Makes and excellent wind-break. Great for screening and windbreak, but will drop branches and be a messy tree in a high wind location. Aggressive root system. Dark green foliage throughout the season turning to a yellow colour in fall.

TYPE Deciduous Tree SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 40 ft SOIL Moist to Wet
SPREAD 30 ft FLOWER No Flower
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Salix pentandra
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Size:

Large size tree

Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Canopy:

Typically has a low canopy

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Seed Pods/Samaras:

Yellow catkins

Applications:

Great shade tree

Native:

Native plant

Screen/Hedge:

To create a screen/windbreak, Plant at a distance of 20 ft. center to center

Other:

Used in naturalized areas

Notes:

Can be a single or multi-stem tree

Disease/Problems:

Messy

Invasive:

Can be considered invasive

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires average to moist conditions, but should not be allowed to dry out. Can tolerate standing water

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Soil Acidity:

Prefers slightly acidic soil

Maintenance:

High maintenance

Pruning:

Best pruned in late winter or early spring once the threat of extreme cold has passed

Additional information

Pot Size

#5 Pot, #10 Pot

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