Weeping willow trees are fast-growing deciduous tree, and can make an excellent specimen or standalone tree, but is sometimes also planted in clumps in parkland settings. Like the alder tree, this tree can also tolerate tough sites and soil conditions.
Planting Weeping Willow Trees
When planting your tree ensure that the location you have chosen receives plenty of sunlight, preferably an area that receives southern sunlight. It is also important to ensure that the location has good drainage. Planting Weeping Willow Trees in soil with poor drainage with negatively impact the survivability of the tree. They are typically planted near rivers or streams.
How tall & fast will a Weeping Willow Tree grow?
Weeping Willow Trees can grow approx 1-2 foot per year. When planted in reach soil this tree can grow to amazing heights of up to 40m with most growing to 30m. This tree is an excellent addition to gardens as it is an ornamental tree with some amazing features.
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