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Hankow Willow

A 'Tortuosa'  Hankow Willow Leaves of a Hankow Willow A Hankow Willow in the winter
A 'Tortuosa'  Hankow Willow
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Leaves of a Hankow Willow
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A Hankow Willow in the winter
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Scientific Name: Salix matsudana

Hardiness Zones: 5 to 8 
Height: 40 ft 
Spread: 25 ft 
Form: oval 
Type: deciduous tree 
Annual Growth Rate: more than 18 inches 

Hankow willows are seldom grown in landscapes, however, some of the more unusual cultivars are often grown. Willows are problem-prone plants that require more care than other trees. 


'Navajo' - A rounded tree having a height and spread of 50 feet. 

'Tortuosa' - This tree is grown for its contorted and twisted branches. (see above images) 

Text provided by Michigan State University Extension