Weeping Willow (Salix babylonica)
[SAY-liks bab-ih-LON-ih-kah]

Deciduous Perennial Tree in the Salicaceae Family

Plant Data

Mature Size 30 - 40 feet tall. 30 - 40 feet wide.
Growth Rate Fast
Sun Exposure Full Sun - Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance - Wet
Zones 6a - 8b
Tags Wet Site Tolerant Fast Growing Trees, Unique Trees
Bloom Period April to May
Flower Color Silver Green
Foliage Color

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Spring annuals and tender perennials are typically grown in Greenhouses so they can be ready and luxurious exactly when customers want them. Some perennials are also “forced” into early bloom in greenhouses. In May, there can be a very big difference between field-grown and greenhouse-grown plants of the same type. The latter typically look good right away (so they’re a great choice where that’s important), but we typically pay a premium for it.

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