|synonyms: Golden Weeping Willow, Salix alba 'Tristis', Weeping Willow|
|tree/shrub type: Broad leaved trees and shrubs|
|size: Tall forest trees (above 10m)|
|leaf type: Simple leaves|
|types of fruit: Trees and shrubs with catkins|
|flowering period: Spring|
|leaf colour: Leaves green, Trees and shrubs with good autumn colour|
|growing conditions: Frost tolerant plants USDA zone 7 to -10°F or -22°C|
Golden Weeping Willow
Salix x chrysocoma Dode, synonym Salix alba 'Tristis' Gaud.
A hybrid, commonly cultivated in parks and gardens by water and on dry ground. Height to 20m (65ft). Catkins open in April, usually male, about 7cm (2¾in) curving upwards, sometimes with both male and female flowers on the catkins. Leaves are narrow and have silky hairs on both sides, paler than S. babylonica. Branches and shoots are golden.
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