It can handle some shade and dry soil.

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Endurance through tragedy. Salix babylonica ‘Tortuosa’ - with its contorted branches and curly foliage, the corkscrew willow is a great feature plant all year round.



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Drought stress also leads to weak, brittle branches, especially while the tree is young. . Here are the main causes of dying willow trees and remedies that may help with the plant’s revival.

Snipping back all branches in late winter or early spring is advisable, because it will encourage new branch growth and invigorate your tree. This is a fairly low-maintenance variety, rarely needing pruning or much in the way of pest or disease management.

If you see any sort of staining or black areas, it could have a bacterial twig blight.

A tall Tree, She grows to an average height of fifty-to-eighty feet with a diameter of two feet or more.

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The treatment was to cut back all the diseased wood to good (green) wood, painted the cut ends to seal the good wood and then we sprayed with a chemical that treats canker. To prevent fungus from affecting your oak tree, apply mulch, prune your oak during the dormant season, and avoid any injury to the tree that exposes the inner layers.

Disease and pest issues Weeping willows are susceptible to willow.
It can handle some shade and dry soil.

Physical Characteristics.


. Once you've harvested and cleaned your willow branches, you should allow them to air-dry for a few days. .

sepulcralis and S. Incorrect watering tends to be the most common reasons for dying willow trees. . Air-dry your branches. Water the tree only if the top 2 inches of soil feel completely. Aim for those that are about as thick as your pinky finger, and have several leaf nodes.


. Growth.

Weeping birch trees require at least six hours of full sunlight each day for the bark, leaves and flowers to achieve their full healthy color.

When you cut the branches there is a reddy-brown ring in the middle.


The twisted stems are wonderfully sculptural in winter, contrasting well.

It’s easy to get the watering frequency and volume wrong as how much water a willow tree needs will be different per season.