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

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: 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:
The Scarlet Curls Willow falls into the following type(s): 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.

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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.