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$13.99
Height At Maturity
Over 20 Feet
Categories
Trees
Exposure
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
Exposure
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
Usage
Drought Tolerant Plants, Fastest Growing Trees,
Usage
Drought Tolerant Plants, Fastest Growing Trees,
Ships
November Through April
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Color
Green,
Bloom Season
Not Available,
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Reviews (2)

  • 5
    Willow Trees

    Posted by Melvin Smith on 22nd Aug 2019

    these look great planted beside my pond

  • 5
    Willow Trees

    Posted by Missy Cantrel on 22nd Aug 2019

    these look great at the lake very pleased

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Shipping Information

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.

Shipping Dates
Ships November through April

Description

Willow Trees are Hardy and Highly Adaptable

 

Willow trees (genus Salix) are a large family of deciduous trees and shrubs. They are also known as sallows with the shrub variety being called osiers in some regions. All willows have high concentrations of salicylic acid in their bark, and they are known for their hardiness and adaptability. The most popular and some of the most well-known types of willows are weeping willow trees, the sandbar willow, and the black willow.

Willow Trees are Extremely Popular and Known for their Strength and Stability

Weeping Willow (Salix babylonica)
When most people think of willow trees, they likely think of the weeping willow, which is sometimes referred to as the Babylon willow. Weeping willow trees are a dramatic, ornamental variety of large tree. They are very fast-growing and can be grown quickly from cuttings. The tree originated in Asia - not Babylon - and was traded along the Silk Road, spreading throughout Europe and eventually the Americas. The name comes from the long pendulous branches and leaves that droop toward the ground and give the tree a sad, "weeping" appearance.

Sandbar Willow Trees (Salix exigua)
The sandbar willow is a medium-sized clumping, shrub variety of willow, sometimes called the narrow leaf or coyote willow. Sandbar willow trees are native to North America, unlike weeping willow trees, and have the most extensive range of all American willows. They are known for growing naturally along riverbanks and other marsh regions from Alaska to Mexico. The leaves of sandbar willow trees are gray-green with distinctive silky white hairs.

Black Willow (Salix nigra)
Black willow trees are another species of willow native to North America - the widest native variety of willow. The black willow has a rich history with its roots and bark being used by Native Americans in traditional medicines to treat an array of ailments. Black willow trees get their name from the color or their bark, which is dark brown to black. Black Willow trees feature dark-green leaves that fade to yellow-green in the fall. They are quite hardy, capable of growing in very moist regions, and they are often used to prevent erosion and remove toxins from soil.

 

TThey are quite hardy, capable of growing in very moist regions, and they are often used to prevent erosion and remove toxins from soil.. Willow Trees also referred to as Weeping Willows, and they are abundant in colder climates. This species is easily identifiable by its arching stems that hang down gracefully and whimsically. These trees thrive in moist soil and commonly found in damp areas near ponds and streams. Willow Trees are also known for their strength and stability. They produce large roots that help keep this tree anchored in the Earth, even in the harshest of conditions. 

 

 When planting Willow Trees, it is important to have a space that receives full sunlight for at least 6 hours a day to ensure optimal growth. After planting, these trees are fast-growing and easy to maintain. You can expect this tree to grow up to be roughly 50 to 70 feet tall. This species flowers in the early Spring and has rich nectar that attracts a variety of wildlife. In the fall months, the leave change to a vibrant shade of yellow. If you are looking for a larger tree species that has an enchanting appearance and is easy to maintain, then the Willow tree is a great option.

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