Description + Attributes:
A hardy, tough and extremely adaptable smaller accent tree featuring flaming orange-red branches that make for a particularly breathtaking relief from the white of winter. Flame willow is grown for its ornamental qualities. Both in summer and in winter, the branches of the red form retain a bright orangey-red glow.
The numerous branches of this willow are especially striking against dark evergreens. There are two ways to grow this plant – pruned or left to grow to its natural form.
- Makes an excellent choice for screening and informal hedges.
- Provides a great accent piece to any landscaping design.
- Foliage is green throughout spring and summer then turns to a lovely golden color in the fall.
- This plant takes on an oval form at maturity.
& Width 5’-15’
Buds and twigs are used by birds and small animals.
Moist, rich, loamy, sandy, silty loam, well drained and wet soils.Good Drought Tolerance