Scarlet Curls® willow (Salix 'Scarcuzam')

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Scarlet Curls® willow
Scarlet Curls® willow
Scarlet Curls willow (Salix 'Scarcuzam')
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 5a
Mature Height Mature Height
20 to 25 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
to 20 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Wet soil, poor drainage (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Flower Flower
Fruit Fruit
Evergreen Evergreen
Native to WI Native to WI
Additional Information Additional Information
hybrid; upright, rounded, contorted form; 20-25’ tall; 20’ wide; fast grower; curly, twisted leaves; no fall color; curly, bright red stems in winter that eventually turn to golden-yellow as they increase in diameter; can use in cut flower arrangements; full sun; adaptable to most soils and pH; tolerates wet soil; susceptible to diseases and leaf feeding insects; weak-wooded; hardy to zone 5a

UW Extension
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Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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