Coyote Willow

Coyote Willow Salix ExiguaThe coyote willow (Salix exigua) can be found across the entire state of Iowa.

Hardiness: Zones 4 through 6

Growth Rate: Rapid

Mature Shape: Irregular with dense crown

Height: 15-20 feet

Width: 13-18 feet

Site Requirements: Moist soil conditions

Flowering Dates: May

Seed Dispersal Dates: April - May

Seed Bearing Age: 2-3 years

Seed Bearing Frequency: Yearly

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