wonderful addition to our lake
Got these planted around the lake. They look great.
I planted these around my pond and so far they are doing well.
The trees arrived in great shape no broken branches and roots well packed. They were dormant upon arrival but started to bud within 72 hrs of planting.
Great friendly service. Nicely packaged and quick shipping. and all my trees where great
Ordered this tree several months ago. Bought the 5-6 foot version and it was "bent" in half when it arrived, so I was a bit concerned. It had some leaves on it. Planted it on my property with a stake to straighten it. Several months later, the tree is flourishing! It's grown significantly (I tied a bow on the tree where it met the top of the stake so I could see if it grew taller). It's grown taller, lots of new branches, and full of leaves. I absolutely love it and can't wait to watch it get bigger and bigger!
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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
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Weeping Willow Tree- Salix babylonica is One of the Fastest Growing Shade Trees
Weeping Willow Tree is native to Northern China and is one of the fastest growing shade trees, usually growing over 24 inches per year. As a sapling, the tree starts as a thin trunk with few branches. As it grows, the branches grow up and then curve downward, which forms the canopy. It is supported by a stout trunk. This deciduous tree grows great by water and is even able to absorb standing water. Although they grow exceptionally well by lakes and rivers, they can adapt to other soil types, including sandy, moist, acidic, clay, and many others. The weeping willow is a thriving water tree, and it's branched drapes to the ground when mature. This tree is a very fast growing one, and it's also majestic enough to plant in upscale landscape designs.
Weeping Willow Tree is a Magnificent Addition Beside Brooks to Help Prevent Soil Erosion
Yellow to silver-green blooms appears in April and May. The leaves are 6-8 inches long, light green, and narrow. Leaves are also long-lasting, often being one of the first to produce leaves in the spring and last to lose its leaves in the fall. During the fall, leaves turn yellow before falling to the ground.
1/4 inch brown fruit grows on the leaves, but produce little to no litter. The tree usually lives for about 30 years.
The magnificent Weeping Willow Tree (Salix x sepulchral or Salix babylonica) provides an excellent addition to the shores of ponds and lakes. Environmentalists sometimes plant this tree in clusters beside brooks, so their vigorous roots systems will help prevent soil erosion. Some 400 different species of willows exist today, ranging in size from shrubs to towering trees with arching, overhanging branches.
A Historically Important Plant
People have cultivated willow trees for thousands of years. The plant's bark contains ingredients which ultimately contributed to the development of aspirin, a necessary over-the-counter pain relief medication. Some butterfly species rely on the willow as an essential food source. Additionally, many cultivars of the Weeping Willow Tree provide vital seasonal nutrition for honey bee colonies during early Spring. (In parts of North America, some willows begin developing leaves as early as February.)
The Weeping Willow Tree: Visually Stunning
The Weeping Willow Tree possesses a characteristic appearance. It creates an umbrella-like canopy, its limbs covered with hanging leafy branches that arch outwards distinctively from the trunk. Leaves develop laterally along every branch; no terminal buds form. The light green foliage assumes an attractive yellowish-gold color during autumn.
These rapidly growing trees survive from Zone 3 through Zone 10. They range in height from 50 to 82 feet. Most varieties endure between 40 and 75 years.