Salix sepulcralis 'Chrysocoma'
  • Salix sepulcralis 'Chrysocoma'

Salix sepulcralis 'Chrysocoma'


(Golden Weeping Willow) Salix sepulcralis 'Chrysocoma' is a vigorous, medium sized tree which enjoys damp ground conditions with narrow green leaves and long elegant, weeping branches.

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The traditional weeping willow, Salix sepulcralis 'Chrysocoma' is a fast growing tree which forms an elegant, weeping dome once established. The young shoots are a rich golden colour, which slowly darken to brown as they mature and the leaves are pale green and narrow.

Salix sepulcralis 'Chrysocoma' is a superb large tree for planting next to streams or ponds!

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil. Salix sepulcralis 'Chrysocoma' enjoys damp or wet soils.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Medium sized, rounded tree with long, weeping branches.
    • Height: 15 m (50 ft).
    • Spread: 15 m (50 ft) .
  • Notes: Salix sepulcralis 'Chrysocoma' has a vigorous root system and this tree should not be planted to close to buildings or drains as the roots can cause damage to foundations.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall), Tree - Large (over 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Special: Windy & Exposed, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Habit - Weeping

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