- Latin Name- Salix Nigra Hardy Zone- 3-9 Mature Height- 20-30ft Width- 20-25ft Sun Or Shade- Full Sun
Black Willow - Salix Nigra
Black Willow requires a lot of water
The Black Willow tree is a beautiful adornment for any yard or lawn.
It's luscious green foliage provides a vibrancy to any landscape, and make the perfect addition to your garden. Its yellow flowers, called catkins, add to the charm and are delightful to behold. This tree catches the eye and is noticeable for its tall, narrow shape pointing up towards the sky. This tree often has multiple trunks, each with protruding branches that give it a unique look character. The 3 to 5-inch leaves have serrated edges very finely and give the tree an appearance of liveliness and animation which sets it apart from other trees, making it a favorite among landscapers.
Black Willow trees will love growing around bodies of water
Black Willow trees will grow great where the soil is very moist and poorly drained. Black Willow trees are large trees and help with soil erosion around lakes and rivers.