Black Willow Tree

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Black Willow Tree Description

Black Willow Trees

Black Willow Trees is 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 trees 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 them are weeping willow trees, the sandbar willow, and the black willow.

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

Weeping Willow 

When most people think of willow trees, they likely think of the tree, which is sometimes referred to as the Babylon willow. The trees are a dramatic, ornamental variety of large trees. 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 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 

This tree is a medium-sized clumping, shrub variety of willow, sometimes called the narrow leaf or coyote willow. Unlike weeping trees, these trees are native to North America and have the most extensive range of all American trees.

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.

They get their name from the color of their bark, which is dark brown to black. They also feature dark-green leaves that fade to yellow-green in the fall. They are pretty hardy and capable of growing in very moist regions, and they are often used to prevent erosion and remove toxins from soil.

They are pretty hardy and capable of growing in very moist regions, and they are often used to prevent erosion and remove toxins from the soil. These trees are also called Weeping Willows and 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 are commonly found in damp areas near ponds and streams. They 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 conditions. 

When planting them, it is essential 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 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 a beautiful appearance and is easy to maintain, then the tree is a great option.

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Reviews (5)

  • 4
    willow trees

    Posted by Leslie on Dec 11, 2020

    They are a little smaller and "skinnier" than I was expecting but I'm expecting great things. Time will tell. thanks

  • 4

    Posted by Elizabeth Patten on Nov 23, 2020

    I can't wait to see these trees come alive in the spring, The willows looked good and healthy when they came in the mail. Thank you.

  • 5
    Beautiful Absolutely Beautiful

    Posted by Lovely on Dec 09, 2020

    The shipping was fast and the packaging was great. And the trees are amazing.

  • 5
    Willow Trees

    Posted by Melvin Smith on Aug 22, 2019

    these look great planted beside my pond

  • 5
    Willow Trees

    Posted by Missy Cantrel on Aug 22, 2019

    these look great at the lake very pleased


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.

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Ships November through April

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