Niobe Golden Weeping Willow Tree

Bare-root. Ships 3 - 4' Tall with a 3/8" trunk.
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About the Niobe Golden Weeping Willow Tree

The Niobe Golden Weeping Willow (Salix alba ‘Tristis’) is a cultivar of the white willow tree, which is native to Europe and Asia. The ‘Tristis’ cultivar is known for its stunning, golden-yellow foliage and its graceful, weeping habit.

One of the standout characteristics of the Niobe Golden Weeping Willow is its cascading branches, which are covered in long, narrow leaves that have a golden-yellow hue. The leaves turn a pale yellow in the fall before they are shed, and the tree is bare during the winter months. In the spring, the tree produces small, yellow flowers that are followed by tiny, fuzzy seed pods.

How to Grow a Niobe Golden Weeping Willow Tree

The Niobe Golden Weeping Willow is a fast-growing tree that can reach heights of up to 50 feet or more. It is also relatively drought-tolerant and can survive in dry, arid environments. However, it does prefer moist, well-draining soil and full sun to partial shade.

This tree is often used as a specimen tree or as a focal point in gardens and landscapes. It is also a popular choice for planting along waterways, as it has a natural tendency to stabilize the soil and prevent erosion. The Niobe Golden Weeping Willow is known for its beautiful, golden-yellow foliage and its graceful, weeping habit, which make it a stunning addition to any landscape.

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Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Zone Range 3 - 8

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 40 - 50' tall x 40 - 50' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 40 - 50' apart to ensure room for growth.

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 3 - 8
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow shade trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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