Silky Willow Live Stakes
- Latin Name- The Black Willow Hardy Planting Zone- 3-9 Mature Height- 30-70 ft Width- 7-8 ft Sun or Shade- Full Sun OR Partial Shade
Silky Willow Live Stakes mature beautifully
Silky Willow trees get their name because of their blooms. The blooms are soft and bushy or fuzzy, resembling cotton balls. They cling to the branches. The Silky willow trees have brown stems with white blooms and then in the fall months can produce a bright red fall color. They serve as an ornamental tree rather than a tree with a purpose. This is a fast-growing tree because it can grow up to 6 feet per year.
The Silky willow tree has long blooms that look like cotton; these flowers look similar to a cats tail. These stems are often cut and brought indoors as centerpieces or accent pieces. The branches can grow up to 4 feet long so you can cut them at different heights. They will bloom in early spring and last until summer. During the fall months, the blooms will remain but will turn a darker brown.
Plant Silky Willow Live Stakes to establish a tree
This mature tree is perfect for any landscape design. This tree does well in various soil types.They can grow as fast as 3 feet per year.