sorry, not

available

2017

Salix xfragilis ‘Fransgeel Rood’

(S. alba var vitellina? x S. euxina)

fragilis = fragile (stems)

Fransgeel = French yellow     Rood = red

Fransgeel Red Willow

A male Dutch selection with yellow to orange branches, that turn red in winter. Stems are hairless with a waxy surface. Summer leaves broadly lanceolate to 12 cm long, dull upper-side and deep green; glossy, under-side. Rods grow 5-7ft in a year and if planted closely they are almost unbranched. Mine have red stems in winter. Hardy to Zone 3.


USES: Best if coppiced every year to get unbranched stems. A good coarse basket willow that turns orange when dried.

Two-year ‘Fransgeel Rood’ rods in the nursery with strong red stems.

There are a few yellow stemmed S. Xfragilis 'Golden Willow' stems interloping in the photo.

HOME          VARIETIES          ABOUT US          BEST WILLOWS FOR...          COLLECTIONS          STRUCTURE KITS          ORDER FORM

<PREVIOUS VARIETY       COPPICING & POLLARDING       MAKING A FEDGE        EROSION  CONTROL        RESOURCES       NEXT VARIETY>

In their first year, the bases of the rods are bright yellow in late winter.

The Wonderful World of Willows

Vermont Willow Nursery

$12.50 per bundle of 5