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Willow, Scarlet Curls Salix matsudana x S. alba 'Scarlet Curls'

Willow, Scarlet Curls - Salix matsudana x S. alba 'Scarlet Curls'
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A vigorous, small tree with golden brown branches and twisted scarlet red stems spiraling upwards. The red color intensifies after the first frost. In zone 7-8 the twigs are more reddish brown. Leaves are somewhat curled. A form of corkscrew willow, the decorative cut branches are used in floral arrangements. 'Scarlet Curls' likes full sun and adapts to a wide range of soil types.

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Zones 5 - 8 Zones 5 - 8
Hardiness Zones 5 - 8
The Scarlet Curls Willow can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map. View Map
Ornamental Tree Ornamental Tree
Type of tree
Ornamental Trees, Shrubs
30' High 30' High
Mature Height
The Scarlet Curls Willow grows to be 30' feet in height.
15' - 20' Spread 15' - 20' Spread
Mature Spread
The Scarlet Curls Willow has a spread of about 15' - 20' at full maturity.
Medium to Fast Growth Medium to Fast Growth
Growth Rate
This tree grows at a medium to fast growth rate. More about this.
Full Sun Full Sun
Sun
This willow does well in full sun.
Various Soils Various Soils
Soil
The Scarlet Curls Willow grows in acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well drained, wet, wide range, clay soils.
irregular Shape irregular Shape
Shape
This willow has irregular shape.
Description

A vigorous, small tree with golden brown branches and twisted scarlet red stems spiraling upwards. The red color intensifies after the first frost. In zone 7-8 the twigs are more reddish brown. Leaves are somewhat curled. A form of corkscrew willow, the decorative cut branches are used in floral arrangements. 'Scarlet Curls' likes full sun and adapts to a wide range of soil types.