A large weeping tree with the foliage arranged in sweeping, flat sprays. Leaves dark green, generally with a long, tapering point. This cultivar arose as a low, spreading seedling in a nursery in Perth, Scotland, in 1816. Propagation is by top-grafting.
'Horizontalis' is a name also widely used for this cultivar: the correct usage has not been fully resolved.
SA: Stirling (Mt Barker Rd, outside Stirling Hotel). Vic: Ballarat (Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Eureka St, Public Gds); Kew (Victoria Park); Kyneton (Kyneton Botanic Gardens); Brighton (Anzac Hostel 'Kamesburgh'); Leongatha (Mossvale Park, tall and relatively narrow, opposite the pavilion); Malvern (Central Park, Hedgeley Dene Gardens).