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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.
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 provides 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 guarantee your plants to be in excellent condition and arrive alive. If you have any problems with your order, please contact us via email (do not call us, email us with pictures) and state the problem and photos of the problem along with your order # to email@example.com within 24 hours of order receival. No exceptions to this warranty so please, if you have any problems, we must receive an email within 24 hours of delivery.
Black Willow Brush Layers are Commonly Used as Ornamental Trees
Salix Nigra is better known as Black Willow Seedlings; The hardy planting zones are 3-8; The growth rate is 1-2 feet a year. Black Willow Seedlings at maturity can reach 30-40 feet high and can achieve this in as little as 30 years. Plant in full sun to partial shade and does like to be consistently moist. Black Willow Brush Layers is perfect for a low lying or area that is always wet. This tree is a close relation to the weeping willow. The wood of this tree can sometimes be used to make artificial limbs before we had plastic. It will have yellow catkins that are about 1½ inches in length. They will turn into an orange pod filled with seeds in the summertime. The Black Willow name comes from the nearly black color of its bark. The twigs are slender, flexible, and light red. The leaves are deciduous and grow alternately. They are narrow and lance-shaped with small hairs underneath, finely toothed margins, and round tapered bases. The buds are close, cone-shaped, and orange-brown. Male and female yellow-green flower catkins that are 4-5 cm long grow on separate trees.
Black Willow Brush Layers Help to Prevent Soil Erosion
Black Willows are commonly used as ornamental shade trees. They can be quickly established from cuttings, but the soil in which they germinate and grow must be moist. After they are grown, they need to be thinned out periodically to prevent stagnation. The lumber industry makes shipping boxes from its wood. The bark of these trees has long been used to create a therapeutic tea to ease rheumatic pains and stiff joints and to lower fevers. In the wild, the seeds are widely spread by water and wind. The roots of this tree help to prevent soil from being washed away. Beaver and elk eat off of Black Willow Seedlings, and it gives nectar and pollen to honey bees.