Sandbar Willow Live Stakes

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Sandbar Willow Live Stakes, Salix Exigua Grows Hardy in Zones 2-8

The sandbar willow Live Stakes, also known as Salix interior, belongs to the willow or Salicaceae family. The shrub grows well in Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8. This shrub can grow in two forms: a small tree growing up to 20 feet tall and a trunk 6 inches in diameter, and the second form is a shrub with multiple thin stems that grow up to 8 feet tall. This shrub proliferates at three to four feet per year before reaching maturity. The stems of a sandbar willow shrub are slender and vary in color from yellow-brown to gray. The leaves vary from medium to pale green. Male or female florets grow as catkins and are long and cylindrical in shape and green in color. Sandbar willow shrubs grow best in full or partial sun in moist soil.

Sandbar Willow Live Stakes, Salix Exigua are used for Planting Near Swamps, Pond Borders, Rivers, Gravel and Sandbars 

 Sandbar willow shrubs are used for planting near swamps, pond borders, rivers, gravel and sandbars, lake beaches, marshes, and ditches. The shrub is also helpful in reducing soil erosion. The sandbar willow is famous among pollinators and attracts various bees and butterflies, and small animals such as birds, squirrels, beavers, and turtles. This shrub also has medicinal uses and can be used for headaches, fever, gout, pain, disinfectant, antiseptic, and skin ointment due to the salicylic acid in its tissues. The sandbar willow has one variety named the Silver Sands Willow and is directly related to the Laurel, Peachleaf, and White Willow. Overall, this is low maintenance, a useful shrub that you can plant along stream banks to stabilize the shoreline or plant in wet spots to prevent erosion.

 Sandbar Willow Live Stakes, Salix Exigua are For Sale at TN Wholesale Nursery with Low Prices and Fast Shipping

The famous Salix interior, often known as sandbar willow, is a frequent natural suckering plant that reaches three to twenty feet tall. It can be seen thriving throughout the Northern Great Plains and the American Northeast. It quickly forms thickets around streams, roadside ditches, and many flood-prone locations on sandy loam or gravel layers. The stems are reddish-brown in tone and almost entirely smooth. The leaves range in length from two to five inches. They have shallow, uniformly spaced teeth anywhere along borders and are generally lance-shaped with somewhat pointed tips.

The Salicaceae family includes the willow. Planting zones two to seven are ideal for this plant. There are two types of this plant. A little tree with 6 inches in size trunk develops to be about 20 feet in height. Another is a plant that grows about 8 feet and has multiple thin stems. These Sandbar Willow Live Stakes grow 3 to 4 feet per year before reaching maturity. The stems of this plant are thin. They come in multiple colors, from yellow-brown to grey; The leaves vary from pale green to warmer green. Florets develop as catkins, both male or female; They have a vast, circular shape and seem green in color.

From both sides, leaves are green and shiny, or silvery-silky occasionally. Stipules, if any, are extremely little, and leafstalks are relatively short. This shrub develops male and female buds on different plants since it is dioecious. Sandbar Willow Live Stakes leaves appear very short and have ragged margins. The leaflet edges of purple osier willow aren't serrated, and the leaflet width is more comprehensive. It doesn't do well in thickets, either. The plant thrives in sandy soils near watercourses, rivers, and beaches. However, this does not apply to other contexts. Willows are found primarily in the Western United States.

Grow sandbar plants near wetlands, pond edges, rivers, silt and shorelines, lakeshore coastlines, marshes, and channels. Stems are easy to grow since you can begin a new bush by slicing off a part and placing it in wet soil when roots will sprout. The plant also helps to prevent soil erosion. The sandbar plant attracts a lot of pollinators. They need minimal maintenance once they establish themselves in the ground. Most of the species are pests and disease resistant. Bees use the blooms to produce high-quality nectar. Willow branches protect wildlife while also strengthening stream banks. The branches and buds are eaten by various rodents, notably muskrats and beavers. The fantastic Live Stakes are available at the Wholesale nursery. We are a center for native trees that thrive in the harsh circumstances of the United States. 

Best Time to Harvest: June-July

Light: Full sun

Water: Drought tolerance when established

Zone: 2-8

Height at Maturity: 22-30 feet

Sun Exposure: Partial shade in full sun

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