Black Willow

Black Willow, Salix nigra

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. The tree is distinguished by its pointed green leaves. 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.

The Black Willow tree is a beautiful adornment for any yard or lawn.
It's luscious green foliage provides a vibrancy to any landscape, and make the perfect addition to your garden. Its yellow flowers, called catkins, add to the charm and are delightful to behold. This tree catches the eye and is noticeable for its tall, narrow shape pointing up towards the sky. This tree often has multiple trunks, each with protruding branches that give it a unique look character. The 3 to 5-inch leaves have very finely serrated edges and give the tree an appearance of liveliness and animation which sets it apart from other trees, making it a favorite among landscapers.

 The black willow tree is sometimes referred to as Salix nigra, swamp willow, or weeping willow. The black willow tree is the most abundant willow species in the world. The tree is usually found near wetlands in eastern parts of the United States. The average tree grows at the height of 50 to 65 feet tall. Off of a single trunk are multiple stems. The tree often leans as the tree grows. The slightly curved green leaves are lanced shaped and grow about 6 inches. The trees bloom dangling catskins with tiny flowers that do not have petals. The bark of the tree is dark brown, black, or gray. Growing this tree is as comfortable as breaking off a branch and planting it in the ground near water. The tree grows better in the sun but can grow in shady areas. Though the tree matures in thirty years, the species is known for having a short life expectancy. The wood has no odor or taste and has been used as a tonic to cleanse the blood. Many things are made from this tree because the wood is light and flexible. Some furniture parts and artificial limbs are made from this tree.

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Black Willow, Salix nigra

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. The tree is distinguished by its pointed green leaves. 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.

The Black Willow tree is a beautiful adornment for any yard or lawn.
It's luscious green foliage provides a vibrancy to any landscape, and make the perfect addition to your garden. Its yellow flowers, called catkins, add to the charm and are delightful to behold. This tree catches the eye and is noticeable for its tall, narrow shape pointing up towards the sky. This tree often has multiple trunks, each with protruding branches that give it a unique look character. The 3 to 5-inch leaves have very finely serrated edges and give the tree an appearance of liveliness and animation which sets it apart from other trees, making it a favorite among landscapers.

 The black willow tree is sometimes referred to as Salix nigra, swamp willow, or weeping willow. The black willow tree is the most abundant willow species in the world. The tree is usually found near wetlands in eastern parts of the United States. The average tree grows at the height of 50 to 65 feet tall. Off of a single trunk are multiple stems. The tree often leans as the tree grows. The slightly curved green leaves are lanced shaped and grow about 6 inches. The trees bloom dangling catskins with tiny flowers that do not have petals. The bark of the tree is dark brown, black, or gray. Growing this tree is as comfortable as breaking off a branch and planting it in the ground near water. The tree grows better in the sun but can grow in shady areas. Though the tree matures in thirty years, the species is known for having a short life expectancy. The wood has no odor or taste and has been used as a tonic to cleanse the blood. Many things are made from this tree because the wood is light and flexible. Some furniture parts and artificial limbs are made from this tree.

black-willow-blooms.jpg     black-willow-leaves.jpg     black-willow.jpg

 

 

 

 

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