A popular accent tree featuring gnarled, twisted orange-red branches, superb for creating winter interest in the home landscape; upright spreading habit, tends to shed branchlets; use as single specimen for maximum effect Scarlet Curls Willow has forest green foliage throughout the season. The twisted narrow leaves turn yellow in fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The twisted bark and red branches are extremely showy and add significant winter interest. Scarlet Curls Willow is a dense deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage. This is a high maintenance tree that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration; Messy Invasive Scarlet Curls Willow is recommended for the following landscape applications; Accent Shade This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It is an amazingly adaptable plant, tolerating both dry conditions and even some standing water. It is considered to be drought-tolerant, and thus makes an ideal choice for xeriscaping or the moisture-conserving landscape. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.
- Mature Height: 25 feet
- Mature Width: 20 feet
- Sunlight: Sun
- Soil Conditions: Generally Dry, Moist (Typical), Soggy, Flood-prone
Plants are constantly growing, ever-changing, and therefore unique. The plant you receive may vary from the photo, but rest assured, it holds the same glorious potential!