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Name                            Sandbar willow

Scientific Name           Salix interior Rowlee

Wildlife Value              Good   

Average height             10’

Origin                            Native

Shade Tolerance           Moderate

Drought Tolerance       Fair

Growth Rate                 Fast

Fruit                               Capsule

Special Characteristics leaves very slender

Seedling Size                  18”-24”


General Description:

Sandbar willows are considered a suckering shrub but is short lived of up to 12 years. Sandbar willows don’t tolerate stagnate water areas. They prefer flood prone areas or areas with water tables near the surface.



Twig cankers, tar spots, aphids and willow galls



A good plant for erosion control with areas of high-water table available

Sandbar Willow (bundle of 25)

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