What are Austrees?


What are Austrees?


The Austree is a hybrid willow.  Its parents are the corkscrew willow (Salix matsudana) and white willow (Salix alba).  While Austrees are fast growing trees, insects and diseases can be problems.  Because of these problems, Austrees are not appropriate for many landscape situations.  They are suitable for quick, temporary screens when planted along with longer-lived, more permanent trees and shrubs in a multi-row windbreak. 


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