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Silky Willow

Silky Willow

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Silky Willows - Salix Sericea

Silky Willows, also known as Silky Dogwood, is a valuable addition to landscaping projects due to their numerous benefits and aesthetic qualities. These versatile shrubs contribute to visual appeal, ecological health, and functional aspects of outdoor spaces.

This plant ships bare-root and dormant (no leaves or foliage) It will not green out until next spring.

One of the notable advantages of incorporating them into landscaping is their striking appearance.

Silky Willows feature fine, silvery-white hairs on their leaves and stems, giving them a distinct and appealing texture.

This unique characteristic adds visual interest to gardens and landscapes, especially when contrasted with other foliage and plant elements.

Beyond their visual appeal, they are crucial in soil stabilization and erosion control. With their dense root systems and vigorous growth, they effectively stabilize banks along water bodies, control soil erosion on slopes, and prevent runoff. This makes them an excellent choice for areas prone to corrosion, stream banks, and wetland restoration projects, as they contribute to the overall sustainability and stability of the landscape.

Another benefit of them is their contribution to wildlife habitat. The shrubs produce clusters of small, inconspicuous flowers in the spring, which later develop into small, fuzzy seed capsules. These seeds provide food for various bird species and other wildlife. The shrubs also offer shelter and nesting sites, making them integral to creating a diverse and balanced ecosystem within the landscape.

They are known for their ability to thrive in various soil conditions, including wet and poorly drained soils. This adaptability makes them suitable for rain gardens, riparian areas, and low-lying regions that may otherwise pose landscaping challenges. Their resilience and tolerance to varying conditions make them an asset for landscape designers looking to address specific site constraints.

In conclusion, they bring a range of benefits to landscaping projects. Their distinctive appearance, erosion control capabilities, contribution to wildlife habitat, and adaptability to different soil types make them valuable for enhancing outdoor spaces' aesthetics, functionality, and ecological value. Homeowners and landscape professionals can harness these shrubs' advantages by strategically integrating them into landscaping designs while creating harmonious and sustainable environments.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 13 reviews
This is a beautiful tree for collecting!

This tree can quickly create a nice habitat for your pets outside! It has soft branches that can hide your small pets from danger all the while providing beauty to your landscape.

R Tracey Pickens
Looking good!!

My silky willows are busting forth wanting to grow! They haven’t been planted in thier forever home yet.. but, they are healthy & happy!! As am I! ❤️

Emily John
Silky Willow Tree

I have this planted in my farm so many years ago. it has been lushing out and extremely wonderful in all the seasons.

R. David Robinson
Black Willows Arrived Readuy to Plant

Recently ordered some Black Willow trees for riverbank stabilization. They arrived quickly and in excellent shape. Planted them as soon as they arrived and they look healthy. Thanks for the excellent service. Plan to order more in the Fall.

Sue Blackall
Willow trees

They are very nice and healthy.

We spotted your 5-star review. Wow! Thank you so much for trusting us, and we can’t wait to help you again in the future.