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Black Willow

Salix nigra

Black Willow is the largest and the only commercially important willow. Short-lived and fast-growing, it is excellent for stabilizing eroding lands.

Largest willow tree
Fast-growing
Great for stabilization and other conservation projects

More About Salix nigra:

Black Willow is commonly called Gooding Willow, Dudley Willow, Swamp willow, and Sauz (Espanol).

Gardening Suggestions for Black Willow:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Wet Soil
Moist, Well-Drained
Songbirds
Height:
15-25 Feet
Spread:
8-10 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
3 - 8

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Songbirds
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Habit
Deciduous
Attributes
Erosion Control
Specimen
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage