Salix matsudana ‘Tortuosa’ corkscrew willow
Very curly branches, after leaf drop, form attractive decorations that can be bought from local florists. After enjoying your arrangement, pop a branchlet into moist ground and make a tree of your own. One in the lane between 834 and 836 Santa Fe Avenue died in 2004; others are yet to be found.
About this Entry: The main text of this entry is from the book Trees of Stanford and Environs, by Ronald Bracewell, published 2005.