• Weeping Willow for Sale

    Weeping Willow for Sale

    Weeping Willow for Sale


Weeping Willow

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Tree Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Use our planting kit so your tree is ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:

  1. Tree Stake Kit to help keep your tree stable, giving roots time to grow.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.

  3. 2 oz of Root Rocket™ Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

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Weeping Willow Planting Mix

Helps your Weeping Willow get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer

Growing Zones: 4-9

Growing Zones 4-9
This plant is recommended for zones: 4-9
(green area above)

You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

40-50 ft.

Mature Width:

35 ft.


Full to Partial

Drought Tolerance:


Botanical Name:

Salix babylonica

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Fast, Graceful and Enduring

The Weeping Willow's grace comes from its sweeping, low branches that droop to create its familiar 'falling' canopy.

A favorite among tree lovers for its dramatic appearance and rounded, weeping shape.

Perfect for those looking for a quick way to add character and value to their property. An excellent shade tree that is always in high demand.

This willow is one of the fastest growing shade trees, growing up to 6-8 ft. a year. They start out thin, with only a few branches that point upward against the trunk. After racing to a height of about 10 ft., they put out more and more branches that arch outword to form the weeping canopy they're famous for.

Thrives in Growing Zones 4-9, and has the ability to absorb standing water. Plant near trouble spots where water stands in puddles, and watch them disappear.

Even though Weeping Willows are often found near rivers, lakes and wetlands, they can grow just about anywhere, even demonstrating some tolerance to drought.

Very adaptable to all kinds of soils and growing conditions; these trees can even help prevent soil erosion.

You will enjoy your Weeping Willow as a first harbinger of spring when its leaves appear before most others, and as one of the last trees to lose its leaves in the fall.

- Excellent green color in the spring and summer months
- Virtually no tree litter

Everyone remembers the Weeping Willow mentioned in many poems, songs and stories because of its grace and beauty.

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Customer Reviews

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We planted a Weeping Willow in the yard of our rental property in 2010 to take care of a really wet soil problem and because we love willows. Our tenant laughed at the 2 ft. stick that I was planting. Well, 3 years later there is a 25 ft gorgeous tree that has taken care of our drainage problem and is a spectacular addition to our property. Needless to say, our tenant is impressed. We recently purchased another Weeping Willow and planted it near our pond and I am sure that it will be just as beautiful as the first one. We are sold on Fast Growing Trees.com and we tell all our friends and family. Thanks for great products and service. Ed Schichte
December 31, 2012
over 3 years ago
I would recommend spending a little more money and getting the larger size they have available
December 31, 2012
Probably like a lot of you, I was scared when I opened this poor, leaf-less sapling; however, it is a THRIVING tree now, and that is not because of anything I did. If you follow the instructions, these trees will GROW and GROW
December 31, 2012
This is the second summer for our fast growing weeping willow trees. It was also the longest streek of 90 degree temps and driest on record for Indiana. We watered them this year with a few buckets about a dozen times and they have just surpassed our expectations. Full, lush and absolutely fast growing. I would recommend these for anyone that loves the beauty of a willow tree
December 31, 2012
over 6 years ago
We have two large weeping willow trees in our front yard that we purchased about a decade ago. They are pretty much at their mature height with a spread of about 20 ft. Everyone who walks by loves their graceful branches. We havent had any problems with our weeping willows shade trees. We are a true example of how weeping willows can grow perfectly fine without any standing water nearby.
December 31, 2012
I ordered a weeping willow right before spring and was a little worried that it was a bad idea because I live in Montana and we don't have soil we have rock but I've always wanted one and so has my dad so we planted it and to both of our amazement it is doing REALLY well and has grown so much already! It hasn't even been 2 months yet and it has so much new growth and the leaves and branches are double at least! I ordered a 3-4 ft I believe or maybe a 4-5ft but it is well on its way to being 6 feet already. I am truly amazed and happy with it.
December 31, 2012
I purchased a weeping willow in spring 2011 because it said it would grow up to 6 feet per year. 2 years later it is just 6 feet - more like a slow growing tree to me. It looks like a skinny stick in the back yard - very disappointing.
December 31, 2012
over 4 years ago
I placed a very large order and one of the trees I ordered was Weeping Willow for a slightly boggy area, hoping it would help dry up the surrounding soil as it grew. I planted it in late May and I'm amazed that it has already grown about 2 ft.! This is exactly what I'd hoped for. I'll be ordering another one or two Willows next spring
December 31, 2012
over 4 years ago
I love my willow tree, It was the best choice for my yard.. right now my neighbors have sticks for trees and there's my willow tree fully leaved blowing in the wind.. just beautiful..
December 31, 2012
My weeping willow I purchased from you is doing well so far!!
December 31, 2012

Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Weeping Willow

Weeping Willow Planting Diretions Your Weeping Willow Tree will thrive in an area that receives full to partial sunlight. Weeping Willow trees are shade tolerant and should be planted at least 35 feet away from septic tanks. Weeping Willow Trees have aggressive roots that actively seek water.

Weeping Willow Trees adapt well to all soil types, even soils that are heavy in clay or sandy. Keep your soil moist, water your Weeping Willow Tree two to three times a week during it's first year. Apple a layer of mulch after the base of your tree to hold the moisture in. After a year your Weeping Willow will adapt to drier soil won't need extra water unless you're experiencing a drought.

Fertilize your Weeping Willow Tree once every Spring after the final frost with a slow release fertilizer that's high in nitrogen and phosphorous. We recommend using formula 10-10-10 or 20-20-20.

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I have always been in love with this tree. We have very wet land on the side of our house, perfect home for our new tree!
Crystal B on Aug 16, 2016
We have always thought Weeping Willows were beautiful and have always wanted one...Our local nurseries never seem to have any in stock or they look terrible..Fast Growing Trees website reviews were great so wanted to give it a try.
SHAY B on Aug 15, 2016
Tree planting ceremony at our wedding!
Jennifer S on Aug 15, 2016
Always loved this tree. First to start blooming in early Spring and last to loose its foliage in the Fall.
Monica G on Aug 14, 2016
We had a tree service come out to trim our Weeping Willow tree and he hacked off just about everything on it and its over 20 years old, and when we asked him why he did that and he said he trims them all like this and that the branches will grow back real quick since this is the beginning of summer, So is this true or false?
kathryn s on Jun 2, 2015
Best Answer: Yes, this is true. My willow was blown half over (it was about 40 ft) and landed leaning on a wooden fence. My husband set to work to chop it up, since the root ball was mostly exposed. Then we noticed after a few days that the remaining leaves were still alive. But it was indeed mostly bald.
Hubby pulled it with a tow strap back into it's hole in an upright position. He attached the strap then onto an older maple tree to keep it upright. We watered it a lot.
Sure enough, the next spring it sent out shoots. In a total of 3 years since it's falling it has finally returned to it's full graceful glory at 40 ft.
I'm thrilled because this was (is) my "tree-zebo". I have a swing under it and the long branches fall gracefully all around the swing. It's kind of hidden and no one can see you in there. I watch the neighborhood from my swing under this beautiful tree hearing the swish of the wind in it's branches.
Reply · Report · Mary S on Jun 18, 2016
how do you bonsai this tree?
jane s on May 31, 2014
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Best Answer: We do not do any bonsai so I am unfamiliar with this process. If you Google it you will probably find some good information.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Sep 25, 2014
The What isBest time to plan this tree?
Vicky f. on Jul 16, 2014
Best Answer: The best time to plant is early spring or fall.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Oct 2, 2014
Jerry J on Jun 9, 2015
Best Answer: The life expectancy is 50 years, there are some that has lived up to 75 years
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Oct 14, 2015
what is weeping willow planting kit?. and what is planting mix for weeping willow?
pantus on Jun 18, 2014
Best Answer: The planting kit includes:

Mycorrhizal Fungi – Stimulating roots to promote explosive plant growth and healthy development
Breathable Tree Guard – Strong exterior protection against all elements, critters, pests and hazards
Slow Release Fertilizer Tablets – Engineered specifically for young trees to provide the nutrients proven to be most beneficial in the initial planting stage.

The planting mix includes:

Mycorrhizal Fungi and Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels for acid loving plants. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jun 25, 2014
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what time of year is the best to plant? I live in new York state
joyce g on Jul 21, 2014
Best Answer: The best time to plant is in the early Spring or early Fall. However if your temperatures aren't scorching hot, in the 90's or above then it's fine to go ahead and plant now.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jul 23, 2014
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How soon after buying plant will it need to be planted?
A shopper on Aug 28, 2014
Best Answer: These trees will be fine in their pots for about a week. If you need to wait longer than a week then we suggest placing them in larger pots until you're able to plant them.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Dec 19, 2014
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I have a weeping willow tree, in the spring as soon a the leaves are out they start turning yellow
and dropping off. we have had a lot of rain this spring but its dropping leaves. I would appreciate
your advise on what to do. ? This tree is about 10 years old and still growing.
A shopper on Jun 29, 2014
Best Answer: Agree you are over watering it or either feeding it too much to cause that . if you have alot of water in the yard that tends to stay around in the yard I suggest to raise the plant higher with a mound with good mulching I had so much rain this spring it almost drowned mine so I had to build a higher mound to keep it from driving and yellowing. Made a huge difference trust me. I would not feed it until summer or until you noticed the colors in the leaves is asking you to feed it
Reply · Report · Brian W on May 4, 2016
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When a tree is being delivered who is supposed to plant it? Can I have the delivery guy plant it for me?
pantus on Jun 18, 2014
Best Answer: We ship our items via FedEx, so they will not plant your items for you. You'll need to find a local landscaper or planter. Perhaps a friendly neighbor or family member will help you.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jun 25, 2014
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Will the willow grow in clay soil?
sue c on Jul 8, 2014
Best Answer: Yes! I have clay soil! I live by a tristate and our ground is clay and sandy soil.. I have bought many trees worried that I am just spending my money to find out they will die cause of my soil... I planted it last fall out in the open and we had a harsh winter (Nebraska weather) in the spring I was soooo happy to see it thriving! It is now July and I have really notice the trunk getting thicker and the tree getting taller! This has been te best trees so far that I have planted! I just bout a weeping cherry this year and will see how that one does! So far also this year my wisteria is doing well also but I never talk to soon as I wait all winter to see if it survived! But my weeping willow is far the best one and looks very healthy! Hope this helps!
Reply · Report · Rachel k on Jul 8, 2014
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I live in Los Angeles and want to replace a dead miniature cherry tree in my front lawn? with a miniature willow or willow-like tree, if there's such an animal. I want it no higher than about 12 feet and about 10 feet in diameter. Do you have any recommendations?
john b on Jan 25, 2015
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I want a weeping willow that is not prairie cascade-are you sure this is not that type?
diane w on Jul 24, 2014
Best Answer: Yes, this particular is the Salix Babylonica.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Oct 2, 2014
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can you trime them back every year?
COWBOY on May 3, 2015
Best Answer: Yes, trim them in the late fall or early winter.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Jan 14, 2016
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Can you buy and plant them anytime in the year? I'm in Houston Texas. Magnolia really.
Andrew Sarah E on Jul 7, 2016
Best Answer: I live in NJ so this may not be the best answer for your different planting zone. Planted ours in I believe May and used the fertilizer pills that I believe came from this supplier. Did use better earth than our sandy/clay soil and the first year did water it about once a week. For the past two years it has done fine on it's own. We live on a Bay so the tree does get hit with wind and that has retarded its upward growth a bit but am planning to buy several more and will probably plant them in the Fall.

Very easy to plant as long as you have a decent shovel. Not a big production!
Reply · Report · helen h on Jul 8, 2016
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Do Willow trees like a lot of sun?
Laura on Mar 31, 2016
Best Answer: Mine is in very bright sun and yet is not growing all that rapidly because it's on a bay where the wind makes it difficult for most trees to even survive. My willow tree, however, is doing well and obviously is going to make it.

I purchased mine to replace one we lost during Frankenstorm Sandy and I found the first following Spring that I really did miss its beauty and the shade it provided. It's a lovely tree and again can take very tough weather. Waiting right now to see what this Spring will bring!
Reply · Report · helen h on Apr 1, 2016
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it is summer, in Virginia, If I purchase the willow, should I wait till fall to plant? Will this willow survive if I put it in the ground now??
Brian on Aug 18, 2014
Best Answer: I planted an approximately 5 foot tall Weeping Willow from Fast-Growing Trees in Houston, Texas last summer. It has grown to about 12 feet tall in one year. Just give it lots of water.
Reply · Report · Edward Z on Aug 18, 2014
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Will planting near a well be a problem ?
Richard R on Apr 22, 2016
Best Answer: We get a lot of rain, so we planted our tree in a part of our yard where it has a tendency to stay wet . The tree is thriving there. I am no expert but I think it would be ok.
Reply · Report · Cindy H on Apr 23, 2016
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Will Willow tree grow in soggy soil?
Laura on Mar 31, 2016
Best Answer: Best bet is to google that question. Willows like moist soil, like along river banks. You might think about cypress trees. The bald cypress is a really good tree for shade and relatively fast growing. I have both. Cypress has good shade in summer and allows sun in winter - on the South side.
Reply · Report · William H N on Mar 31, 2016
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When should I plant a weeping willow tree?
Belinda P on Oct 20, 2015
Best Answer: Anytime. Just make sure it gets water on a regular basis. Also, i suggest buying local. Not the twigs from fast growing trees. My thoughts.
Reply · Report · William P on Oct 20, 2015
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How far away from the house should a willow tree be planted? Any trouble with the roots to the foundation?
Helen B on May 12, 2015
Best Answer: A willow tree should be planted far away from the house because the roots will reach for the foundation in search of water. However, if you have a pond near the house, then the willow could be planted next to it. We planted our weeping willows very far away from our home, near some kind of wetland spot, and they are doing very well. They also grow fast.
Good luck,
Reply · Report · Katia D on May 12, 2015
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Whens the best time to plant a weeping willow tree?
A shopper on Sep 7, 2014
Best Answer: I live in Texas. Planted spring 2013. Has grown about 5 ft tall. Was only about 1/2 ft when I got it. Takes lots of water.
Reply · Report · Sharon B on Sep 7, 2014
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Will the roots do anything to damage a block wall fence?
Catherine on Aug 23, 2014
Best Answer: i read the roots of the weeping willow are very aggressive and really go after every drop of water they can find, so i planted mine like 50 feet from the house
Reply · Report · JOSEPH W on Sep 8, 2014
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Will a weeping Willow damage home foundations?
A shopper on Jul 26, 2014
Best Answer: We do suggest to plant around 25-30ft away from your house.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Nov 20, 2014
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How will a weeping willow tree fair where I live? I'd like to know before I purchase... I live in nothern mn. Way up by the Canadian border.
Amber C on May 14, 2016
Best Answer: The growing zones are 4-9. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Jul 1, 2016
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Does weeping willow drop a lot of leaves in fall?
boohill on Mar 31, 2016
Best Answer: Yes, the leaves drop in the fall along with many immature ends of branches which I have always called "whips".
Reply · Report · Edward R on Apr 1, 2016
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I was looking plant the tree in the corner of our lot close to the lake shore line would that be ok? Also can you trim the lower branches as it grows
sisterproperty on Oct 3, 2015
Best Answer: Don't see why not. Mine is in Northern California next to a rubber lined pond.. Has grown very fast. Have not trimmed at all but sure you could
Reply · Report · Ali O on Oct 3, 2015
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I have heard that weeping willows will branch underground to reach your water pipes near you home Is this true???
Mona H on Sep 7, 2015
Best Answer: Willow roots like all roots seek water and might clog any pipes, septic systems etc near them. You will need to roto root the pipes occasionally. Or, plant well away from pipes. Enjoy your tree.
Reply · Report · Mary V on Sep 7, 2015
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weeping willow soft?
haylie c on Jun 11, 2015
Best Answer: It is the most beautiful tree ever, sways softly at the slightest breeze with a great firm base, it was a tiny stick when I got it three years ago, it's about 15-20 feet now!!! I love it!!!
Reply · Report · debra c on Jun 11, 2015
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If I plant this near a creekbed, do I still need to water it?
Katy W on May 25, 2015
Best Answer: I planted mine in my backyard in Michigan. The yard stays soggy through may. I let nature run its course and its thriving. Very low maintenance tree! Hope this helps
Reply · Report · David C on May 26, 2015
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How far from sewage lines should i plant my weeping willow
Karen D on Apr 27, 2015
Best Answer: The roots are water seekers so I would plant it at least 50 ft from all sewage lines.
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