University of Illinois Extension
University of Illinois Extension - Selecting Trees for Your Home
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White Willow
Salix alba
'Tristis', a cultivar of White Willow
Size:

Small

Medium
Size: large
Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade not required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Pests and Problems:

Bacterial Disease

Environmental Damage

Fungal Disease

Insect Damage


Willow leaf beetle, twig and leaf blights, many types of canker, anthracnose.  Weak wood is prone to storm damage.   Spreading, suckering root system can be damaging to sewer and septic lines.
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8 
[Find Your Zone]
Mature Height: 60-75 Feet
Features: Yellow twigs in early spring.
Culture: Full sun; prefers moist soil and tolerate wet sites; pH adaptable.
Cultivars: 'Tristis'- weeping habit and bright yellow stems.
Mature Form: Broad rounded with long branches
Native To: Europe and Asia
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Soil condition: WetWet
Tolerance:
Tolerance: Alkaline SoilAlkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Tolerance: Wet SitesWet Sites
Wind
Uses:
Massing
Patio
Screen
Use for: Shade.Shade
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Street
Wind Break
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Green
Yellow
 
Additional Notes:

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