Weeping widespreading tree to 18 m tall. Branchlets weeping, medium- to long-pendulous. Green to greenish brown. Leaves lanceolate to ovate to about 13 cm long, 4 cm wide, soon hairless, at least slightly waxy below; margins irregularly toothed. Plants male or female. Catkins to about 4.5 cm long, females with flask-shaped ovary. (S. babylonica × S. fragilis var. fragilis)
Very pendulous branchlets; more or less hairless leaves that are shiny above and have irregular marginal teeth; male and female catkins to about 4.5 cm long.
Source: (1997). Salicaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.