Bebb Willow

Bebb Willow Salix BebbianaThe bebb willow (Salix bebbiana) is found in northeast and north central Iowa

Habitat: Native in the moist locations of northeast and north central Iowa.

Hardiness: Zones 3 through 7

Growth Rate: Moderate

Mature Shape: Grows as a multi-stemmed shrub or small tree

Height: 15-25 feet

Width: 10-15 feet

Site Requirements: Moist, wet climate with sun accessibility and partial shade; grows in clay, sand, and loam.

Flowering Dates: April - May

Seed Dispersal Dates: May - June

Seed Bearing Age: 1-2 years

Seed Bearing Frequency: Yearly

Seed Stratification: Seeds disperse in the spring and immediately germinate. no stratification period is needed