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Courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery


Salix matsudana 'Snake'

SNAKE WILLOW

Buy Snake Willow online. An improved form of corkscrew willow, Snake Willow has better branch contortions. Non-venomous.

Height:

20-30 Feet

Spread:

15-20 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Yellow
  • White
Growth Habit*
  • Large Growing
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Provides Shade
  • Sound Barrier
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Border Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Salix is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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