- Latin Name- Black Willow/Salix nigra Hardy Planting Zones- Zones 2-8 Mature Height- 30-60 feet Mature Width- 15-25 feet Bloom Season- March and April Sun or Shade- Full sun
Black Willow Fascines are easy to care for
The brown-flowered black willow live stakes are usually smallish but can get over 100 feet tall. These trees prefer river and swampy areas and require full access to sunlight. The bright leaves on the tree are oval. Its bark is usually dark brown and tends to be somewhat cracked.
Black Willow Fascines are also known as Salix Nigra
Hardy in planting zones 4-9. Growth rate at maturity can reach 30 feet tall and 30 feet wide. Black Willow has a rapid growth rate if planted in full to partial sun. Plant in almost any type of soil as long as it is moist, even ones poorly drained. If planted in dry soil it may not have a lot of vigor.
Fall color of this tree will be a lighter green. Black Willow is one of the larger of the willow tree family. It can be grown commercially and is used to make wicker furniture, as it is light and weak, which makes it hard to splinter. It also can be used to create boxes, toys, and even tea from the roots of this tree. This tree has the habit of being multiple trunk trees.
When it comes to trees, the Black willow is one that will require some time and effort to maintain. However, it is one of the more durable trees around. Its pointed green leaves distinguish the tree. However, it comes in some different sizes. The size of this tree can range from 7 feet to 25 feet tall. This tree is best in hardy zones 3 through 9. As long as you have quality soil, adequate sunlight, as well as feeding and watering it regularly, it will be just beautiful. Due to its size, you will need to grow the tree outdoors in grass fields and large yards. The scientific name for this unique tree is Salix nigra.