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Tatarian Maple vs Silver Leaf Willow

Acer tataricum

Salix alba sericea

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Tatarian Maple
Silver Leaf Willow

Tatarian Maple is a small, multi-stemmed tree that features attractive red foliage in fall.

In addition to its outstanding autumn color, it is also one of the first trees to leaf out in the spring.

Tatarian Maple makes a good specimen tree for for small yards. Closely related to Amur Maple, it is slightly larger in stature.

Native to North America, Silver Leaf Willow has orangish bark and long, silvery grey leaves. Bees and other insects are attracted to its flowers.

Popular as an ornamental tree for parks, it is also used as a shelterbelt species. It may not be as cold hardy as some of the other willow varieties, however.

TATARIAN MAPLE QUICK FACTS

SILVER LEAF WILLOW QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 2a
Height: 5 m (18 ft)
Height: 15 m (50 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 15 m (50 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fuzz/fluff: yes
Catkins: yes
Fall colour: scarlet red
Bark: yellow-brown
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: high
Suckering: none
Suckering: high
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: high

In row spacing: 2.4 m (8 ft)

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)



Other Names: tatar maple
Other Names: white willow


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes