Black Willow Information: How To Grow Black Willow Trees

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Black Willow Information: How To Grow Black Willow Trees

By Teo Spengler Whether they grow as shrubs or trees, black willow (Salix nigra) are typical willows, with elongated green leaves and slender trunks. If you are growing black willows, you know that the distinguishing feature of this tree is its dark, furrowed bark. For more black willow information, including tips about how to grow black willow trees, read on. What is a Black Willow? Not every gardener is familiar with black willow. Black willow trees are typical willows with long, thin leaves that drop in autumn. The leaves are shiny green on the tip and softer green below. Like most willows, black willow flowers are catkins. The flowers are yellow and produce a small reddish-brown capsule that contains the small, furry seeds. Black willows can grow to a height of 100 feet (30 m.) in the wild. They are native to this country and grow naturally on river banks

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