A vigorous, small tree with golden brown branches and twisted scarlet red stems spiraling upwards. The red color intensifies after the first frost. In zone 7-8 the twigs are more reddish brown. Leaves are somewhat curled. A form of corkscrew willow, the decorative cut branches are used in floral arrangements. 'Scarlet Curls' likes full sun and adapts to a wide range of soil types.
- Mature size is 30 ft tall/15-20 ft wide
- Hardy in zones 5-8
- Full Sun
>Note: plant is shipped in its pot, firmly secured with several layers of clear tape, thereby avoiding any shuffling and moving during transit. The plant reaches you with minimal damage- very safe and secure. We have been shipping plants like this for several years (plant are sometimes shipped in smaller pots for safety and ease of shipping). Most plants go dormant in fall and winter and will lose most of their leaves - looking dead and dry - very normal. They will flush out in spring.
Growing Zones: 5-8
|Mature Height:||30 Feet|
|Mature width:||15 to 20 Feet|
|Botanical Name:||Salix babylonica 'Scarlet Curls'