Salix discolor, Pussy willow 18-24″

$80.00

1000 in stock

Item #: S56

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Botanic Name (s): Salix nigra
Common Name(s): Black Willow, swamp willow
Mature height: 35-50′
Mature spread: 20-35′
Flower Color / Bloom Time: Yellow / March-April
Fruit: Cone / April-May
Fall Color: Yellow
Sun Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun

Soil moisture:

  • Moist
  • Wet

Soil Ph: 6-8
Soil Type:

  • Clay Soil – High clay content, fine texture
  • Loamy Soil – Mostly silt, sand, some clay
  • Organic Soil – High level of decayed leaves, bark
  • Sandy Soil – Coarse texture

Native Habitat: Fresh tidal marshes and swamps, forested wetlands, floodplains, wet meadows, seasonally to regularly saturated or flooded

Notes:

  • Streambank stabilizer, spreads by suckers, preferred food of ruffed grouse and pine grosbeak, tolerates flooding, tolerates salinity
  • Erosion Control
  • Flood Tolerant

High Wildlife Value:

  • Songbirds
  • Game Birds
  • Small Mammals
  • Waterfowl

OBL – Almost always occur in wetlands
Native to Coastal Regions
Native To Mountain Regions
Native to Piedmont Regions
Native Tree