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Littletree Willow (Salix arbusculoides)

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Salix Arbusculoides, or more commonly know as Littletree Willow, is a tree shrub with green foliage and black flowers of the genus Salix. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 10 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Salix Arbusculoides or Littletree Willow's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the state of Alaska.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Salix
  • Family: Salicaceae
  • Order: Salicales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Tree Shrub
  • Native Status: AK (N) CAN (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: A(FACW)
  • After Harvest Regrowth Rate: None
  • Allelopath: No
  • Bloat: None
  • C:N Ratio: Low
  • Coppice Potential: No
  • Fall Conspicuous: No
  • Fire Resistance: No
  • Flower Color: Black
  • Flower Conspicuous: No
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Foliage Porosity Summer: Porous
  • Foliage Porosity Winter: Porous
  • Foliage Texture: Coarse
  • Fruit/Seed Color: Black
  • Fruit/Seed Conspicuous: No
  • Growth Form: Thicket Forming
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Height at 20 Years Maximum (feet): 30
  • Height Mature (feet): 10
  • Leaf Retention: No
  • Lifespan: Short
  • Low Growing Grass: No
  • Resprout Ability: No
  • Shape and Orientation: Erect
  • Toxicity: Slight
  • Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils: No
  • Adapted to Fine Textured Soils: No
  • Adapted to Medium Textured Soils: No
  • Anaerobic Tolerance: Medium
  • Cold Stratification Required: No
  • Drought Tolerance: None
  • Fire Tolerance: Medium
  • Frost Free Days Minimum: 120
  • pH (Minimum): 5.5
  • pH (Maximum): 7.5
  • Planting Density per Acre Minimum: 320
  • Planting Density per Acre Maximum: 1280
  • Root Depth Minimum (inches): 12
  • Salinity Tolerance: None
  • Shade Tolerance: Intolerant
  • Bloom Period: Late Spring
  • Fruit/Seed Abundance: High
  • Fruit/Seed Period Begin: Summer
  • Fruit/Seed Period End: Fall
  • Fruit/Seed Persistence: No
  • Propagated by Bare Root: No
  • Propagated by Bulbs: No
  • Propagated by Container: No
  • Propagated by Corms: No
  • Propagated by Cuttings: Yes
  • Propagated by Seed: No
  • Propagated by Sod: No
  • Propagated by Sprigs: No
  • Propagated by Tubers: No
  • Seed Spread Rate: Rapid
  • Small Grain: No


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