If your tree is near a common walkway, more severe pruning may be needed.
The Australian willow (Geijera parviflora) is grown mostly in the Western United States and is rarely seen in other parts of the country.
It is hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant zones 9. Trunk/bark/branches: droop as the tree grows, and will require pruning for vehicular or pedestrian clearance beneath the canopy; not particularly showy; should be grown with a single leader; no thorns Pruning requirement: requires pruning to develop strong structure Breakage: resistant Current year twig color: green Current year twig thickness: thin Culture. Dec 07, Prune the lower branches on the main trunk to prevent branches from rubbing against each other.
Look for a collar of bark at the base of the branch that sticks out, and cut above this collar, leaving the stump on the main tree trunk. Australian willow, Wilga - Geijera parviflora Geijera parviflora The Australian willow quickly grows into a medium size evergreen tree with a rounded form, ft.
tall, ft. wide. Foliage is comprised of narrow pale green leaves, in. long, to 3/8 in. wide, that hang downward from branches to create a weeping treeclearing.barted Reading Time: 2 mins.