Golden Curls Corkscrew Weeping Willow
Salix matsudana 'tortuosa' (Chinese Willow )
(also known as the Hankow willow, curly willow, dragon's claw, or globe willow)
The Corkscrew Willow Tree is fast-growing tree that is a graceful, weeping variety maturing to a height of 30 feet. The branch structure forks vertically close to the trunk giving the Corkscrew Willow a shrub like appearance at early stages of development. Corkscrew Willow Trees are very adaptable to poorly drained soil and will withstand both full-sun exposure and partial shade. It has a twisted and curled branch structure which make it as interesting in the Winter as it is in the Spring. Corkscrew Willows grow to 30' in height and grows quite rapidly. It is an exceptionally strong and hardy tree and is very attractive in the Winter with its golden bark.
Mature Height : 25-30 Feet
Mature Width : 15-20 Feet
Exposure : Full sun to partial shade
Hardiness Zones : 4-8