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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
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Swamp Willow Live Stakes- Salix Nigra
The Swamp Willow shrub is a fast-growing tree that usually reaches heights of 10-60 ft. It features a open crown with root growing trunks approximately 5 inch long narrow leaves. The leaves are a dark shiny green on the upper part and a pale grey-green color on the bottom. This is what gives it the grey color that it is more known for. This shrub also grows inconspicuous flowers arranged in clusters blooming in the spring months. The bark ranges on a grey-black gradient and grow forking ridges with age. Seeds sprouting from this shrub do so wind born attached to silky hairs that can carry them long distances from their mother tree.
Swamp Willow Live Stakes are many colors.
Swamp Willow Live Stakes grow in a wide range of soils.
The Swap Willow grows best in clay, loam, and sandy soils. In addition, it need to be kept in a moist wet base/soil. They are great for providing shade and are often used in landscaping for this reason. In flood communities it also can serve a codominant, it naturally grows at the base of streams and is known for its durability.
In the spring months this willow bloom yellow buds providing a lovely scent, also attracting honey bees. So, if you would be interesting in harvesting honey or already do, this would be a great tree to have around. Besides bees, the tree also attracts a variety of colorful butterflies and moths. These can create a beautiful and entertaining botanical sight.