'Pendula' Weeping blue arctic willow (Salix purpurea 'Pendula')

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3b
Mature Height Mature Height
6 to 8 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
5 to 6 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
usually a medium-sized shrub, can be topgrafted onto a small, willow tree; fast grower; narrow, blue-green leaves; no fall color; purplish-brown stems; full sun; adaptable to most soils and pH; tolerates wet soil; urban tolerant; susceptible to leaf feeding insects; native to Europe, Africa, and Asia; hardy to zone 3b

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: https://hort.uwex.edu/
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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