Amazing Red Stems Light Up Your Garden All Winter This is a sure cure for a brown winter landscape in your yard! The Flame Willow, Salix x ‘Flame’, will light up your garden all winter with its amazing stems that turn bright orange red in late fall and last until early spring. The Flame Willow is one tough plant that will grow into a beautiful natural multi-stemmed specimen, but will also take pruning like a champ. You can even cut it down to a few inches and watch it shoot back up the next growing season. Grow in full sun to part shade with ample moisture and watch it take off. Even though it will tolerate almost any soil you put it in, when planted in wet but well drained soils (like the edges of rivers where willows are native), the Flame Willow will take off like a rocket! Plant the Flame Willow as a specimen or in a line along a fence or border. It makes a quick privacy screen. Plant it where you can see it, because the fall color will wow you throughout the winter months. You don’t have to stand for a brown landscape in the winter anymore! Plant a few of these amazing willows in your yard this year and enjoy the view all winter. * Hardy * Brightly colored stems all winter * Fast grower.
Graceful & Elegant Willow with Golden ColoringNiobe Weeping Willow is a popular Willow cultivar for its golden yellow coloring. Plant one in a side or back yard where space is sufficient for its size and spread. This tree would also do well in those low, moist spots in your yard where other trees may struggle.Willows are known for their falling canopy of foliage that seems to rise up from the center only to cascade down again in a graceful arch reminiscent of a waterfall. The branchlets shift and flow on the breeze giving rise to a rhythmic dance and soothing rustling that further adds to this unique tree’s allure. A Willow is simply one of the most elegant and restful trees you can have in your yard, and the Niobe cultivar is no exception.Your Niobe Weeping Willow is recognized for its coloring. The four-inch, narrow leaves have finely-toothed edges that maintain a lively green-yellow color during the summer months. The leaves also have a whitish hue on the undersides, a charming compliment to the vibrant foliage and decorative golden bark.Your Niobe Weeping Willow is a fast-growing tree, reaching heights of 60 feet or more with at least a 40 foot spread. It doesn’t mind being trimmed, and left to grow naturally, its branchlets will reach right down to the ground. Niobe is tolerant of deer and can withstand some drought when mature. Niobe is one of the hardiest of the Willows, and even in the winter months is sure to delight with its golden coloring. It’s also popular as shelter for birds.The Willow is valued for its uniquely beautiful appearance and will certainly be a valued asset to your landscape.* Golden coloring* Winter interest* Wildlife interest.
Unique Ornamental Tree Perfect for Smaller SpacesThe Willow, Scarlet Curls, Salix matsudana x S. alba ‘Scarlet Curls’, has an upright rounded habit and is a vigorous ornamental tree with golden brown wavy branches, twisted twigs, and even wavy-edged leaves!Its twisted scarlet red stems spiral upwards. ‘Scarlet Curls’ is an ornamental, deciduous tree. It produces red, young wood, and as the branches age, the red changes to an eye-catching golden yellow. This fast growing, small ornamental tree is terrific for the smaller landscape. ‘Scarlet Curls’ Willow has roots that can be invasive.Providing amazing winter interest, the branches are just as excellent in cut flower arrangements as they are by themselves in vases or when dried. This medium sized tree is a form of the corkscrew willow and can be used as a specimen, beside a pond or stream, or at the back of the property. It prefers full sun, does best if it receives at least six hours of full sunlight, and prefers moist, average soil. Because this willow tree adapts easily to any soil type, soil pH testing and amending are not necessary!You will receive the most colorful effect of ‘Scarlet Curls’ after the first frost, when the scarlet becomes most intense!* Fast growing* Small landscape tree* Winter interest.