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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
  • Tan
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Yellow
  • White
Growth Habit*
  • Large Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Moist
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Accent Plant
  • Provides Shade
  • Sound Barrier
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Salix is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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BLACK WILLOW

Salix nigra

Buy Black Willow online. Black Willow is the largest North American species of willow. The bark is dark brown to blackish, becoming fissured in older trees, and frequently forking near the base. Can be used as a reforestation tree or in soils that are wet in nature.

Mature Height:

35-100 Feet

Mature Spread:

80-100 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Salicaceae · Common Name: Willow

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Purchase BLACK WILLOW Online

Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 10334

(4.22 gallons / 16 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package
Unbranded Grown in Root Pouch®.



$130.00

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Granbury, TX
November 2016

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