Niobe Golden Weeping Willow (Salix alba ‘Tristis’)

Niobe Golden Weeping Willow


What is Niobe Golden Weeping Willow

For a graceful and colorful willow, you’ll love the Niobe Golden Weeping Willow! It’s a low-maintenance and cold-hardy tree that is fast-growing. Plus, it has cascading golden branches that instantly transform your yard into a woodland dream.

With its classic weeping willow form in gorgeous golds, this is unlike any other variety. You even get the stunning yellow shades in autumn, injecting a gracefulness to your home. Plant it near a pond or stream for added charm!

And since it’s sturdy against cold temperatures and easy to care for, you can add this quick-growing tree without much fuss. Its wide, spreading shape also creates the perfect shade tree with beautiful hues. Even the birds will agree!

If you’re looking for a tree that gives a fairytale feeling without all the effort, try the Niobe Golden Weeping Willow.

Niobe Golden Weeping Willow (Salix alba ‘Tristis’) Salix alba ‘Tristis’

How to Grow and Care for Niobe Golden Weeping Willow

Niobe Golden Weeping Willow (Salix alba ‘Tristis’) Growing Requirements

Hardiness zone 4-8 outdoors


Place in an area where it can receive either full sun or partial shadow (between 4-6 hours of light per day) in well-draining, but not dry, soils. Since this tree has a wide spread and root system, ensure it has enough space for growth away from driveways, sewer systems, and houses. It thrives best near water, such as ponds and streams.


Ensure the soil doesn’t dry out by keeping this plant watered consistently.


In late winter to early spring, prune as needed.

Niobe Golden Weeping Willow (Salix alba ‘Tristis’) Details

Common name Niobe Golden Weeping Willow
Botanical name Salix alba ‘Tristis’
Plant type Shade Trees
Hardiness zone 4-8 outdoors
Growth rate Fast
Height 50 ft.
Width 50 ft.