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Curly Yellow Willow

Curly Yellow Willow

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Discover the enchanting beauty of the Golden Curls Willow, a captivating tree that stands out in any landscape. Originating from a hybrid between Salix alba 'Tristis' and Salix matsudana 'Tortuosa', this willow is celebrated for its unique golden, contorted branches and an alluring, somewhat pendulous appearance, particularly noticeable after leaf fall.

Quick Facts

  • Scientific Name: Salix matsudana 'Golden Curls'
  • Common Name: Golden Curls Corkscrew Willow
  • Growing Zones: Hardy to USDA Zone 4
  • Mature Size: Can grow up to 30 feet tall and 15 feet wide
  • Leaf Characteristics: Leaves are somewhat curled
  • Branch Characteristics: Golden, contorted, and somewhat pendulous
  • Growth Habit: Oval-rounded crown, with a "corkscrew" effect
  • Sun Requirements: Best in full sun

Growing Specifics

  • Soil Preference: Performs best in moist, well-drained soils. Adaptable to various soil types.
  • Watering Needs: Regular watering to maintain moist soil conditions, especially in dry periods.
  • Pruning and Care: Pruning can help maintain shape and enhance the decorative contorted branch effect. It's best to prune during the dormant season.
  • Landscape Use: Ideal as a specimen tree due to its unique appearance. Its eye-catching form makes it perfect for creating winter interest in the landscape.
  • Special Attributes: The Golden Curls Willow is natie to China and Korea, and its distinct appearance is a result of its hybrid origins. It's a deciduous tree, adding seasonal dynamism to any garden.

The Golden Curls Willow is a delightful addition to gardens, offering year-round visual interest with its unique form and color. Its adaptability and ease of care make it suitable for a wide range of garden styles and skill levels.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Katie Laulainen
Curly yellow willow

Perfect cuttings!

Cathy Ellis
It has already started showing green leaves!

Looking good!


Perfect 6-8” cutting, thank you so much!!!