A picturesque specimen tree featuring gracefully weeping golden branches; stunning when overhanging water; needs plenty of wide open space to achieve its finest form at maturity; tends to drop branchlets, aggressive root system, so do not plant near homes Niobe Golden Weeping Willow has green foliage throughout the season. The glossy narrow leaves turn yellow in fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The furrowed brown bark and gold branches are extremely showy and add significant winter interest. Niobe Golden Weeping Willow is a dense deciduous tree with a rounded form and gracefully weeping branches. 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 Niobe Golden Weeping Willow is recommended for the following landscape applications; Accent This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It is quite adaptable, prefering to grow in average to wet conditions, and will even tolerate some standing water. 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 is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.
- Mature Height: 50 feet
- Mature Width: 50 feet
- Sunlight: Sun
- Soil Conditions: 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, holds the same glorious potential!