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Salix amygdaloides

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Salix amygdaloides

Peachleaf Willow

Community: Riparian

Brief Description

Easy care, fast-growing tree for streamsides.

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  • Streambank Stabilizer
  • Fast-Growing
  • Easy Care
  • Wet Zone Windbreak

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Plant Description and Details

Peachleaf Willow finds its niche in stablizing streambanks and providing shade to watercourses. Easy care, it grows quickly to make a screen of attractive, yellowish-green peach-tree-look-alike leaves.Requires frequent watering to feed its deep, branching roots if it is not close to a stream. Prune up the lower branches and it will make a beautiful shade tree.

Common Names Peachleaf Willow
Community Riparian
Drought Tolerant No
Native Range Streamsides, abandoned fields, throughout U.S.
Native States CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY
Hardiness Down to Zone 4
Exposure Sun - Part Shade
Placement Streambanks, Ponds. Releases cotton in June.
Mature Height 20+ ft.
Mature Width 30 ft.
Group Spacing 15-25 ft.
Blossom Color Green Catkins
Establishment Tips Water at planting and 4-5 times deeply the first summer.
Wildlife Birds
Plants Symbol SAAM2
Family Name Salicaceae
Lewis & Clark No
 

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