Salix Golden Curls
(syn. S. matsudana Golden Curls and S. erythroflexuosa)
Golden Curls Corkscrew Willow SA-liks
- Deciduous tree, to 30 ft (9 m) tall or more, 15 ft (4.5 m) wide, oval rounded crown, golden stems, contorted and somewhat pendulous, "corkscrew" effect most evident after leaf fall. Leaves also somewhat curled.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 This cultivar is apparently a hybrid between S. alba 'Tristis' and S. matsudana 'Tortuosa'. Found in Agrentina and introduced around 1971 (Dirr, 1998).
- Oregon State University, North Willamette Research and Extension Center, Aurora: display garden.