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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
|Ships November through April|
Corkscrew Willow Tree - An Artistic Tree
Corkscrew Willow Tree - Salix matsudana. The Corkscrew Willow Tree is a shrub that is medium sized and is excellent for landscaping that is used for shading and privacy. The tree can grow up to 30 feet and get as full as 15 feet with its branches and leaves. This tree is known for its twisted branches. The tree multiplies, typically with a spurt of 10 - 15 feet each year. Because of its rapid growth, it is considered a tree with a short lifespan. Although its lifespan is short, remember it is a great shade tree. In the fall the Corkscrew Willow Tree will present lovely yellow leaves for you to enjoy visually. It is simple to grow, you can take cuttings from one tree and plant it after rooting it in water, and a new willow will grow. The perfect soil for the willow will include peat moss, sand, and plenty of moisture. Better yet, you can plant the seedling for this tree anywhere, and it will sprout. It can grow in full sun or partial shade and use plenty of fertilizer. This tree grows excellent in zones 4 - 8.
The corkscrew willow makes a beautiful addition to any home's landscape.
The corkscrew willow, also known as the curly willow, gets its name from the unique, twisted branches that cascade up and out from its trunk. The spiraled branches add quirky character to a picturesque tree. Corkscrew willows are deciduous and proliferate. They can grow as much as 24 inches in one year's time. The signature twisted branches of a corkscrew willow arise from the trunk at an acute angle and then grow upwards and then outwards horizontally. Willow branches are known for growing out in a full spread. From its branches grow narrow, light green leaves. These leaves grow to be approximately 4 to 10 centimeters long and around 2 centimeters wide.
The flowers of a corkscrew willow, which are borne as catkins, bloom in the spring.
Corkscrew willow flowers are a bright green color with white undersides. When planting, growing and caring for a corkscrew willow, there are various things to take into consideration. Their root system is short and will remain close to the surface of the soil. While the corkscrew willow can be grown in most types of land, it does best in moist, well-drained soil. The corkscrew willow tolerates partial shade, but ideally should be in full sunlight. For optimal growth, the corkscrew willow needs to be often watered during its first year. After that, it should be watered generously during dry periods. Corkscrew willows are frequently used in residential and recreational landscaping to provide shade. Whether it be for tone or just for aesthetics, Corkscrew Willow Tree makes a beautiful addition to any landscape.Corkscrew Willow Tree - An Artistic Tree