Peachleaf Willow

Honour Roll of Trees

Salix amygdaloides


Farrar’s, “Trees in Canada ” states there are about 400 species of willow worldwide, with about 100 species occurring in North America. Of these, 62 are native to Canada with about 15 reaching tree size. There are also a number of non-native and naturalized species. Peachleaf Willow is found across southern Ontario and Quebec and the southern portion of the prairie provinces.


Diameter: 94 cm

Circumference: 259 cm

Height: 25.5 m

*diameter and circumference measured at breast height – 1.3 m above the ground


Address: Maitland Woods, Goderich.

UTM Coordinates: E444134, N4841600

Notes: It will take some searching to find this tree as it is not adjacent to the trail network in the Maitland Woods.

Submitted by: John Hazlitt. Date measured: October 10, 2008