Helpful Gardening Tips
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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.
Weeping Willow- Salix babylonica also known as Babylon willow or weeping willow
This specific type of willow tree is native to drier areas in the northern regions of China. They were grown and brought to other parts of the world for the past 1,000 years what is known as the Silk Road to southwestern areas of Asia and Europe. They are found not only in Asia and Europe, but they grow through many parts of North America. These trees are considered to be medium to large considering tree size. They become an average of 20-25 meters (66-82 feet) tall. With how large they can be, their canopies can cover a width of up to 35 feet.
The Weeping Willow's mystery appearance makes is a favorite to many gardeners and landscapers
They grow quite fast, but unfortunately, they do have a shorter lifespan which is 40 to 75 years. The shoots are a yellowish brown color and have tiny buds. The leaves are what make the weeping willows famous. They are a light green, narrow and spiraled. During the fall, the leaves turn to a gold hue or yellow. The flowers that grow are laid out in a circular pattern and in early spring are visible. The flowers are separated by male and female on different trees. Most weeping willows live near water and prefer the wet soils.
Weeping Willow do well in areas of water bringing life to any pong or body of water
They do well in adjustable types of weather, but they do not do well in the life-threatening climate conditions. If the trees have access to plenty of water and lots of sun, a willow can grow ten feet in a year. The willows should plant during the spring or the fall for better progress. For pruning a willow, always do it in the fall and focus more on the lower portion of branches and allow the top ones to dangle. Most people love looking at weeping willows since they are one of the most famous trees even Claude Monet has paintings with them. A lot of people use them for their shade and a proper resting place.