AZ Arboretums

Salix matsudana 'Navajo"

Globe willow

Common: Globe Navajo willow, Globe willow
Family: Salicaceae
Origin: Eastern Asia species of willow
Light: Partial shade or partial sun to full sun
Soil: Soil should be moist to wet
Water: Needs plenty of water. Established trees should be watered once every 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 weeks, based on moisture content of soil.

Round-headed upright and fast-growing to 70 feet or more. Slender green leaves. Tough and hardy. Closely related to Corkscrew willow (Salix matsudana 'Tortuosa').

Long lived tree adaptable to wide ranges of soil conditions, including deserts. Branching habit results in globe shape.

Well known for fast growth, beautiful deep green color and characteristic shape.

Susceptible to multitude of insects and diseases.