Native: Southwestern United States.
A Salix gooddingii in Red Bluff, Tehema County is registered as a California Big Tree. It measures 85 feet high, with a trunk circumference of 162 inches and a crown spread of 75 feet.
- Shape: Rounded or Umbrella
- Foliage: Deciduous, Lanceolate to Linear, Medium to Light Green, Bronze or Gold
- Height: 15 - 25 feet.
- Width: 15 - 25 feet.
- Flowers: Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring.
- Fruit: Brown Capsule, Very Small (Under 0.25 inches), fruiting in Summer.
- Bark: Black or Dark Brown, Fissured.
- Shading Capacity: Moderate in Leaf, Moderate out of Leaf.
- Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
- Zones: Sunset 7 - 9 and 14 – 17, USDA Hardiness 6 - 10.
- Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Pests & Disease Information
- Resistant: Verticillium.
- Susceptible: Aphids, Beetle Borers, Caterpillars and Spider Mites, Anthracnose, Willow Blight, Oak Root Rot, Phytophthora, Root Rot, Rust and Sooty Mold.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
- Branch Strength: Weak.
- Root Damage Potential: Moderate.
- Health Hazard: Allergy
SelecTree. "Salix gooddingii Tree Record." 1995-2018. Mar 1, 2018.
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