SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Regional Parks Botanic Garden, Tilden Regional Park - Berkeley, CA
Drought tolerant at high elevations.
Native to Western North America.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.
Oval, Rounded or Umbrella Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 30 - 40 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 to 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity Less than 60 years.
Leaves Oblanceolate, Medium Green, Gold, Deciduous.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring. Has either male or female flowers (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.
Gray Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Spring or Summer.
Bark Dark Brown or Dark Gray, Ridged or Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 1 - 6.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Wet to Dry Soil.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Neutral Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Not Suited.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Verticillium. Susceptible to Aphids, Armillaria, Willow Blight, Rust and Sooty Mold.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium Weak
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
Allergy Health Hazard.
Biogenic Emissions considered High.
Special Uses & Values
Riparian or Screen.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Salix scouleriana Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jun 24, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/salix-scouleriana >