'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
Faster
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Wet soil, poor drainage (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
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: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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