Salix nigra, Black Willow 38 cell deep plug


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Grown in a 38 cell sized deep plug tray 2.25 ” diameter by 5″ deep plug.

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-Appril

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 satrated or flooded

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

High Wildlife Value: SongbirdsGame Birds Small Mammals Waterfowl

OBL- Almost always occur in wetlands

Native to Coastal Regions

Native To Mountain Regions

Native to Piedmont Regions

Native Tree