Swamp Willow Brush Layers 25 For $99.99

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Swamp Willow Brush Layers, Callistachys Lanceolata is the Largest of all North American Willow Species 


Swamp Willow Brush Layers are medium-sized tree that grows in North America. These are the largest of their kind. It can grow 10-30 meters tall, with the highest being 45 meters tall when fully mature. The diameter of the trunk can grow to about 20-30 inches. They are also commonly known as the Black Willow. You can find these trees in the middle and east sides of the U.S. as well as Canada. The largest group of these trees is located along the Mississippi River. It is a great tree to plant for land that needs stabilizing erosion. The soil and growth: They can grow in almost any soil type, although it needs plenty of moisture and continuously in the growing season due to the nature of the roots.

They are most commonly found in swamps and on river margins and any land known to be full of water moisture in the soil. It can grow best in average temperatures between 59 and 93 degrees Fahrenheit. In the first year, the tree can grow 1.2 inches tall. Swamp willow, also called "black willow" or "Southwestern willow," is the largest North American willow species. It is identifiable for its tall, slender shoots ranging from yellow to brown and purple. The shoots produce beautiful red-brown buds, giving them an even more stunning look.


Swamp willow Brush Layers, Callistachys Lanceolata, are Robust and Adaptable Additions to your Gardens and Landscaping.


It is robust and adaptable, and today it grows wild from New Brunswick and Ontario in Canada down to Florida and even parts of Texas. This species does best in USDA hardiness zones 4-9. This tree thrives in areas with partial sunlight and moist soil. The leaves are identifiable by their rounded, broad bases and fine-toothed edges. If you look closely, you may also see fine hairs along the surface of the swamp willow's leaves. When the buds emerge, they are narrow and cone-shaped. The bark appears as a dark-gray or brown color. The bark is sometimes closer to black, explaining the tree's alternate name of "black willow."

These trees have a deep root system, making them a top choice in areas prone to flooding and erosion. These trees have been a fixture of the American landscape for many years. Height-wise, the most massive swamp willow tree, 63 feet tall, lives in Minnesota. The most extensive tree, nearly 20 feet in circumference, resides in Marlboro Township, New Jersey. Today, this species is widespread in private and commercial landscapes for its attractive appearance and hardiness. But historically, it has also been precious for its medicinal and healing properties. Since ancient Greece, the bark of the willow trees has been used to make tea with anti-inflammatory properties.

By the 1840s, chemists used extracts from the tree's bark to create pain-relieving medications. If swamp willows are well-cared for, they will live to be about 65 years old. In the wild, their lifespan ranges from 40-100 years. The tree's wood is light to moderate in density and used for various commercial products, including toys, barrels, crates, and wood floors.

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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.

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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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