Saltwater False Willow (Angustifolia)

The Saltwater False Willow (Angustifolia) is generally described as a perennial shrub. This is native to the U.S. (United States) has its most active growth period in the spring . The Saltwater False Willow (Angustifolia) has green foliage and inconspicuous white flowers, with an abuncance of conspicuous brown fruits or seeds. The greatest bloom is usually observed in the fall, with fruit and seed production starting in the fall and continuing until fall. Leaves are not retained year to year. The Saltwater False Willow (Angustifolia) has a long life span relative to most other plant species and a moderate growth rate. At maturity, the typical Saltwater False Willow (Angustifolia) will reach up to 13.1 feet high, with a maximum height at 20 years of 0 inches.

The Saltwater False Willow (Angustifolia) is not commonly available from nurseries, garden stores and other plant dealers and distributors. It can be propagated by bare root, container, seed. It has a moderate ability to spread through seed production and the seedlings have high vigor. Note that cold stratification is not required for seed germination and the plant cannot survive exposure to temperatures below 12°F. has none tolerance to drought and restricted water conditions.

Plant Basics
Growth Rate Moderate
General Type Shrub
Growth Period Spring
Growth Duration Perennial
Lifespan Long
Plant Nativity Native to U.S.
Commercial Availability No Known Source
Physical Characteristics
Bloom Period Fall
Displays Fall Colors Yes
Shape/Growth Form Multiple Stem
Drought Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Height When Mature 13.1
Vegetative Spread None
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuousness Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Seasonality Fall Fall
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Gardening Characteristics
Propagations (Ways to Grow) Bare Root, Container, Seed
Moisture Requirements High
Cold Stratification Required No
Minimum Temperature 12
Soil Depth for Roots 12
Toxic to Nearby Plants No
Toxic to Livestock No
After-Harvest Resprout Ability Yes
Responds to Coppicing No
Growth Requirements
pH Range 5–7.5 pH
Precipitation Range 45–45 inches/yr
Planting Density 1750–3400 indiv./acre
Soil Textures Coarse, Fine, Medium
Soil Depth for Roots 12
Minimum Frost-Free Days 200 day(s)
Salinity Tolerance High
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Sustainability & Use
Leaf Retention No
Palatability Low
Fire Resistant No
Causes Livestock Bloating None

Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database,
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA