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Weeping Willow

Weeping Willow
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Regular price $39.95 Sale price
$39.95
  • 3-4 ft.
  • 4-5 ft.
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  • 6-7 ft.

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Product Details

Growing Zones: 4-9 outdoors

(hardy down to -20℉) 
    
    
    
      4-9 outdoors
    
   Map 4-9 outdoors
Mature Height:
30-40 ft.
Mature Width:
35 ft.
Sunlight:
Full-Partial
Growth Rate:
Fast
Botanical Name:
Salix babylonica
Does Not Ship To:
AZ

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Product Description

Fast Growth and Classic Grace

Why Weeping Willows?

Sweeping, low branches and a familiar, falling canopy. The Weeping Willow is a favorite among tree lovers for its dramatic appearance and rounded, weeping shape. Plus, it's perfect for those looking for character and classic looks, adding value to their property. The Weeping Willow is an excellent shade tree that's always in high demand.

And it's one of the fastest growing shade trees, growing up to 6 to 8 feet in one year. Willows start out thin, with only a few branches that point upward against the trunk. But after growing quickly to a height around 10 feet, they burst forth with more and more branches that arch outward, forming the weeping canopy that makes them famous.

Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better

Though Weeping Willows are often found near rivers, lakes and wetlands, they can grow just about anywhere, even demonstrating some tolerance to drought. They're highly adaptable to all kinds of soils and growing conditions, even helping to prevent soil erosion.

And as one of the last trees to lose its leaves in the fall, it's known for its excellent green hues during the spring and summer and boasts virtually no tree litter. But the best part is we've planted, grown and nurtured your Weeping Willow from day one...now, you reap the rewards of our hard work at the nursery.

The Weeping Willow: Known for its grace and beauty, made even better by our healthy, happy variety. Order one (or more) of your own today!


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11/01/2019
Petra M.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Willow tree

Great! Packed well and shipped fast. I’m so excited to watch my baby willow grow. I can definitely recommend this company

RR
10/31/2019
Rene R.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Tree

Great experience tree arrived on time and looks great planted it the same day thank yiu

SR
10/30/2019
Sarah R.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Beautiful tree

I was pleasantly surprised but the size and quality! We reined it back as per instructions, and it already has beautiful, new growth! I am so excited!!

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10/23/2019
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product

Weeping Willow

Great. The tree was shipped quickly and was not difficult to plant.

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10/21/2019
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product

It was flawless. Just how

It was flawless. Just how I like it thank you. So far so good. It looks healthy and seems to like where it is at....in the country! We'll see what happens in the spring.


Planting & Care

 

1. Planting: Plant your Weeping Willow in full sun to partial shade (any area with about 4 to 8 hours of sunlight per day), select a site with well-drained soil, and space at least 35 feet from your septic system or leach field. When you're ready to plant, dig a hole three times the width and just as deep as the root ball on your tree. Place your tree in the hole, straighten it, gently back fill the soil and tamp it down. After this process is complete, give your tree a long drink of water until the soil becomes moist.

Spreading a layer of mulch that’s about three inches thick around the base of your tree will help the soil retain moisture and prevent weeds from growing.

2. Watering: You should regularly water your Weeping Willow for the first year to keep soil evenly moist (about once or twice weekly). Water your Willow only during dry periods in successive years. Although Weeping Willows prefer moist soil, they adapt easily to drier soil.

3. Fertilizing: Choose a brand that has equal parts of each chemical component, such as 10-10-10 or 20-20-20, or a similar product, for optimum results. Applying fertilizer that contains nitrogen produces greener, lusher plants, and accelerates growth. Fertilize in early spring, before new growth begins.

4. Pruning: Thinning the crown increases air circulation, which pushes wind through the tree and helps prevent disease. A good rule of thumb is to prune 2 inches between branches at the top of the tree during early spring, before new growth emerges.

Also, trim back any branches dragging the ground. And pinch or clip off nubs that grow from the trunk to maintain the classic Weeping shape. Broken branches, dead branches, or diseased wood can be removed year-round.


Shipping Details

Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

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