Salix nigra, Black Willow 38 cell deep plug, Native Shrubs, Native Wetland Plant Plugs

$6.00

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Salix nigra, Black Willow 38 cell deep plug, Native Shrubs, Native Wetland Plant Plugs

There is a  required minimum purchase of 10 individual plant plugs for this species.  There are 38 individual plant plugs of this species in a tray.

Wholesale pricing is based on quantity. The cost PER individual plant is:

10 or more $6.00 each
19 or more $3.50 each
38 or more $1.75 each
100 or more $1.25 each

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Order Minimum

There is a minimum order total of $150.00.

Total for all items combined before tax (VA residents only) and Shipping.

Description

Salix nigra, Black Willow 38 cell deep plug, Native Shrubs, Native Wetland Plant Plugs

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

Salix nigra, the black willow, is a species of willow native to eastern North America, from New Brunswick and southern Ontario west to Minnesota, and south to northern Florida and Texas.

Benefit

Use Ornamental: Fall conspicuous, Fast growing, Shade tree
Use Wildlife: The bark, tender twigs and buds are food for browsers such as deer, rabbits and beaver. Early season harvest for songbirds, waterfowl and small mammals.
Use Medicinal: The bark of the roots is intensely bitter and used to be an ingredient of spring tonics to purge the blood.
Use Other: The numerous uses of the wood include millwork, furniture, doors, cabinetwork, boxes, barrels, toys, and pulpwood. During the American Revolution, the wood of black willow (and of other willows) was made into fine charcoal, which was then used to make gunpowder. The young stems are very flexible and are used in basket and furniture making. The twigs can be split in half lengthways, sun-dried and used as the foundation of coiled basketry. The plant is usually coppiced annually when grown for basket making.
Fragrant Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
Attracts: Birds , Butterflies
Larval Host: Mourning Cloak, Viceroy, Red-spotted Purple, Viceroy and Tiger Swallowtail.

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
Special Value to Honey Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control

Salix nigra, Black Willow 38 cell deep plug, Native Shrubs, Native Wetland Plant Plugs

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