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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
This plant is scientifically known as Salix sericea. Silky Willow is referred to as silk flowers and some white hairs on the leaves' undersides.
The factors mentioned have been expounded below.
Hardy Planting Zone: Salix sericea blossoms in planting zones 3-9. Its moisture-loving nature makes it do well along streams, rivers, creeks, and swampy areas. The presence of any fresh running water can be appreciated by blossoming fully. Silky Willow has recorded survival in Coastal, Mountain, and Piedmont Regions.
Blooming Season and Color: Salix sericea blooms during the spring and summer. Blooming happens from March to May and finally matures into fruition in June. The leaves are spear-like blades with a deep green color on their upper surface and pale green beneath the leaves. Silky Willow has a flower blooming color of yellow-green during the flowering season. During the fall season, it completely turns yellow.
Maturity Height: The maturity height of the Silky Willow at 20 years is 12 feet. However, naturally, its peak is 6.6 to 13.0 feet and 4-12 feet wide. Farmers should propagate it by cuttings, seed, and container, among others. When they propagate from seed, it gradually develops colonies.
Soil Type: Silky Willow does well in soil with a Ph of between 6 and 8 and should be moist or wet. Salix sericea blossoms best in somewhat acidic soil and any well-drained soil. The soil preferred is acidic, clay, loam, or sand that remains moist.
Sun and Shade: Silky Willow is malleable to light surroundings. It can blossom in the open shade or even under direct sunlight. Generally, it can endure any weather without complications.