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botanical name:
Salix 'Erythroflexuosa'
Salix 'Erythroflexuosa' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Contorted Willow
synonyms:  Salix x sepulcralis 'Erythroflexuosa', Salix 'Golden Curls', Salix matsudana 'Tortuosa Aureapendula'
family:  Salicaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 6.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: weeping
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: orange
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: to
Curious ornamental small tree or large shrub if kept pruned. Vigorous, pendulous stems are twisted, contorted and coppery yellow-orange or red flushed in colour . Narrow twisted leaves. Yellow catkins in spring.

Reasonably fertile, moist to wet soil in sun or part shade.

Prune hard in spring to limit size.

The searching root system may become problematic in some situations.

By cuttings

Interesting stems and colour, especially in winter

other notes:
Discovered in Argentina.
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