Japanese Fantail Willow Tree

Japanese Fantail Willow Tree

Japanese Fantail Willow Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Salix sachhalinensis 'Sekka' = Salix udensis 'Sekka'
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Large, rounded shrub to small tree; fascinated, flat, twisted stems
Height:   10 to 15
Weight:   10 to 15'
Leaf:   4 to 6" alternate, simple, leaves; purplish red buds and purplish red stem; yellow fall color
Flower/Fruit:   A male plant; produces grayish catkins in early spring; mature to soft yellow
Comments:    Short lived; weak wood; branches can be used in flower arrangements
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --