The black willow tree is a strong standing tree. They are also the largest willow trees to grow in North America. They have large trunks that are sometimes used to make charcoal. Their trunks can be anywhere around 14 inches in diameter or larger. They sometimes grow beautiful flowers or fruit on their branches. When mature, the fruit contains seeds that usually sprout and opens up and fall to the ground during the fall season. The leaves on black willows are very long and thin with pointy ends, they can be between 2-6 inches long. It can be extremely resistant to floods and even grow quickly after forest fires. After a large wild fire, black willow trees are usually the very first sight of greenery already starting to sprout. They bloom early making it helpful and resourceful for nature and wildlife. So when trying to grow these trees, make sure they have plenty of light and do not plant under shade. Always keep them watered and hydrated and you'll have an outstanding tree in no time! Because these trees enjoy cool temperatures, they can mainly be found by wetlands and swamps. These trees grow very fast and the care is very easy to keep up with. These willow trees predominantly grow in areas with high rainfall so the soiling for these willows aren't strict because it can grown in almost anything as long as you keep it wet.
These black willow trees are amazing and such a benefit to wildlife and aren't a hassle to keep up with. They can be easily grown and maintained without hardly any effort. They can grow almost anywhere in any conditions when watered properly. They are a great tree to have and can be such a beautiful sight to see.