The lifespan of the weeping willow tree is approximately 50 years. This is considered short for a tree. A weeping willow that lives until 70 is considered to be very old, and almost no weeping willow lives for 100 years.
Weeping willow trees grow quickly. As a result, they are susceptible to a variety of ailments. Their wood breaks easily during storms. Furthermore, the trees are vulnerable to insect and fungal infestations The most active growth period for a weeping willow tree is during the spring and the summer. Upon maturity, the tree reaches heights of up to 70 feet.