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Close up of Curly Locks Willow, small white fuzzy buds emerging from weeping branches in early spring

UNIQUE CURLY BRANCHING TREE WITH FOUR SEASON ORNAMENTAL APPEAL 

FEATURES:

  • Branches grow horizontally, then twist and turn with wild abandon
  • Produces lovely buds in the spring
  • In summer, enjoy slender, blueish-green leaves that form a nice crown for shade
  • Fall brings a bright, almost a pure yellow color
  • Winter exposes the intricate curly and corkscrew shaped branches
  • Hand Selected, Fresh from the Grower
  • Ships on our trucks because of the size of the tree - does not fit in a box

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 4-8
  • Mature Height: 25-30' tall
  • Mature Width: 15-20' wide
  • Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
  • Spacing: 15-20' apart

Curly Locks Willow

Bower & Branch Trees and Plants

Salix caprea 'Curly Locks'

Regular price $545.00
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Why the Curly Locks Willow?

If you’re looking for a specimen tree to delight year-round, look no further! Curly Locks Willow is a rapidly growing, mid-size tree, sure to fit in anywhere in your landscape. The twisting branching pattern offers a unique visual, eye-catching effect. Whether showing off its spring buds, offering some cool shade under the fall-colored summer leaves, dazzling you with its bright yellow fall foliage, or wowing with its bare branches against a bright blue winter sky or brilliant white snow fall, the Curly Locks Willow promises to be an interesting addition to any landscape.

This Chinese willow, native to northeastern China, is named in honor of Japanese botanist, Sadahisa Matsuda. Unlike weeping willows, the Curly Locks Willow has an upright form. Like Weeping Willows, the Curly Locks Willow likes moist soil, has a shallow, spreading root system, and is rapid growing.

How to use in the landscape?

The Curly Locks Willow can be used as a specimen tree, as a privacy screen or a living fence. There is no shortage of eye-appeal however you choose to use it. With the vibrant fall yellow leaves, or the dramatic twisted bare branches of winter, this small tree offers a seasonal variety of treats.

Why Bower & Branch?

At Bower & Branch, it’s our job to know and grow trees… especially big trees.

- Trusted, Experienced Growers

- Trusted, Knowledgeable Expertise

- Trusted Brand of Quality Trees Across the United States

We do the hard part. Our trees and plants are grown and cared for by only the best, local growers for years before they find their forever home in your landscape. Bower & Branch is known for having hard-to-find, substantial sizes and selection. The quality of our trees and plants are consistent in health and vigor—always ready for immediate impact in your garden and instant curb appeal. We never rush our trees to reach a 'grade size.’ Our trees are grown for quality height, vigor, health and age.

We believe in empowering homeowners with the truth about strong, healthy and structurally sound plants that are grown to perform in the ground after they leave the nursery for home delivery, always fresh inventory from the grower.

Photo Credit: ©Nova-Photo-Graphik GmbH® Curly Locks Willow

How To Plant

Plant your Curly Locks Willow is a place where it can thrive in moisture! They aren't fussy about the soil conditions and tolerates either sun or partial shade. They prefer well-draining moist soil and full sunlight to catch those rays.

How To Water

For the first year, water your Curly Locks Willow water regularly then water generously during periods of hot, dry weather.

How To Fertilize

Incorporate Elements Starter Plant Food granular form into the soil when planting. If planting in spring or summer, start fertilizing late fall using Elements Starter Plant Food granular form on an annual basis each late fall. If planting in the fall, use Elements Fertilizer while planting and start your regular annual fertilizing the following fall. Continue this for the first three years to get your plant well established as it gives your tree the nutrients it needs to produce lush new growth for the following spring.

How To Prune

Prune once your Curly Locks Willow is in its dormancy period - right after the fall season is over. It is recommended to remove diseased and dead branches to promote healthy growth.

Planting Zones

Hardiness Zone: 4-8

How Does Shipping Work?

Bower & Branch Trees, the real BIG trees, don’t fit in a box! Our large trees require expert delivery and care, that means our large trees are shipped on Bower & Branch trucks. We are the only ones who know how to ship our big and bigger trees and plants with tender loving care.

We deliver your trees and plants directly to your driveway or curbside! Ask Bower & Branch about planting services and rates – we'd be happy to assist in installation.

*Big trees and shrubs, Size XL (A) and bigger, will take approximately 2 to 4 weeks to be delivered. - Sizes Large (AA) and smaller (Treelings, Shrubs, Bushes, and Perennials) will be shipped directly to your home by a local common carrier in a plant-safe box.

How Does Sizing Work?

The size of our trees have nothing to do with the container size like you may find elsewhere–big doesn't mean just height - it’s also vigor, age, and overall health.. Other online retailers are going to tell you that a plant is a seven gallon, that means nothing to your tree or plant (or you.)

Our trees for sale online are graded on large, x-large, and even bigger sizes. This is because our trees are sized by their age—the higher the letter, the more mature the tree. The age determines the trees’ overall height, size of the trunk and the overall branch density.

All of these characteristics are what you should be looking for when choosing a tree for immediate impact and instant curb appeal. Our extra-large tree and plant sizes are sure to wow you and your neighbors!

See the size guides below.

How Trees are Shipped
Size 4XL D Trees Size 3XL C Trees Size 2XL B Trees Size XL A Trees Size LARGE AA Trees

Our Guarantees

90 DAY SATISFACTION GUARANTEE:

Bower & Branch guarantees customer satisfaction within all product groups and sizes. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the product or experience, you have 90 days from the original date of purchase to request a replacement of the purchased product(s).

How?

Reach out to a Plant Whisperer:

- Email: plantwhisperers@bowerandbranch.com

- Phone: 866-873-3888

- Or via Online Chat

3-YEAR-TREE GUARANTEE:

Bower & Branch offers a Three-Year Tree Guarantee on all of our trees, sizes X-Large (A) and up. Only the finest and the most experienced growers are awarded the opportunity to grow for Bower & Branch, so we offer the best guarantee available.

If your tree(s) should fail for any reason during the three-year guarantee period, you will receive an online gift card in the amount that you originally spent on the tree.* You can then use this online gift card for any Bower & Branch Purchase.

* Bower & Branch provides online gift cards in the amount of the original purchase price of the tree(s). The amount does not include any additional costs such as delivery, planting, tax, or any other products or services. Online gift cards can be applied towards any Bower & Branch purchase on BowerandBranch.com and have no expiration dates. Bower & Branch does not guarantee tree replacement or availability of any desired product at any time. Cash refunds are not offered. Bower & Branch requires that all original tags and receipts are present when a guarantee request is initiated. The Bower & Branch Three-Year Guarantee only applies to plant material that has been planted in the ground. Container plantings are NOT covered.

At Bower & Branch, we do our best to honor all guarantee fulfillment requests to ensure customer satisfaction. However, we reserve the right to refuse the request if the required guarantee steps were not satisfied. Bower & Branch also reserves the right to deny any guarantee fulfillment request that is made as a result of animal damage, problems with plant hardiness and zone issues, or acts of nature (snow storms, hurricanes, and similar).


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