Salix babylonica 

Salix babylonica 

Widely naturalised along streams in south-eastern Australia. A moisture loving shade tree with long pendulous branches that sweep to the ground and sway in the breeze. The Weeping Willow is a fast growing, graceful tree ideal for large parks and properties.
  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun
  • Weeping
  • Easy to Grow
  • Thrives in Moisture
Categories: Salix (Willow)
  • Genus

    Salix

  • Species

    babylonica

  • Variety Type

    Ornamental

  • Variety

    Salix (Willow)

  • Growth Rate

    Moderate to fast.

  • Foliage

    Bright green, narrow lanceolate leaves up to 15 cm long, turning yellow in autumn.

  • Bark

    Grey and ridged.

  • Tree Habit

    Domed, with strongly pendulous branches that hang to the ground.

  • Flowers

    Insignificant flowers in spikes.

  • Height (m)

    10

  • Width (m)

    10