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Plant Characteristics

Plant Type
  • Shade Tree
Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
  • Wind / Dust Break
  • Sound Barrier
  • Wind / Dust Break
  • Produces Dense Shade
Growth Rate
  • Fast
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Moist
  • Well Drained
  • Average
Seasons of Interest
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Late Summer / Early Fall
Best Usages
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Provide Shade
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Landscape Specimen
Best Characteristics
  • Growth Habit
  • Bark Texture

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Salix is very easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year in spring with a slow release fertilizer. To give your tree the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Corkscrew Willow has twisted stems that are used in flower arrangements. A very unique tree.

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Salix x matsudana 'Corkscrew'

Buy Corkscrew Willow online. A picturesque tree with distinctly gnarled and contorted gray-brown branches. Twisted leaves are bright green above, lighter below and turn yellow in the fall. Fast growing; can be used as tree or shrub. More drought tolerant than other willows.
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Mature Height:

30-50 Feet

Mature Spread:

15-20 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


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Family: Salicaceae · Common Name: Willow

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2 gallon Potted

SKU: 1304

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
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two year plant Standard Package Single stem


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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 6567

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
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three year plant Standard Package Single stem


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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 4242

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(244 units available now - SG)

four year plant Standard Package Single stem


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Customer Testimonials

Very pleased with my plants and trees, they are top quality and growing nicely. Very good shipping and arrived in good shape.Will buy again in the future, A+++++

Birch River, WV
October 2014

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