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Willow For Streambanks and Biomass

Willow For Streambanks and Biomass

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Enhance your landscape and support your eco-friendly initiatives with our Showtime Willow Cuttings, specifically cultivated for streambank stabilization and biomass production. Salix x '365' Showtime, a hybrid willow variety, is known for its rapid growth, robust root system, and prolific catkin production, making it ideal for both ecological projects and ornamental use.

Bundle of 50 12" to 18" cuttings

Quick Facts

  • Variety: Salix x '365' Showtime
  • Purpose: Streambank Stabilization and Biomass Production
  • Cutting Size: Larger cuttings for immediate impact
  • Growing Zones: Hardy in USDA Zone 3a and above
  • Growth Rate: Fast-growing, ideal for quick establishment
  • Environmental Benefits: Excellent for erosion control and biomass production

Establishing Your Willows

  • Site Selection: Choose a location with full sun to partial shade, near water sources for streambank projects.
  • Soil Requirements: Adapts to various soil types but thrives in moist, well-drained soils.
  • Planting: Insert cuttings deep into the soil with a majority of the length buried. This ensures stability and encourages root development.
  • Watering: Regularly water the cuttings, especially during dry periods, to maintain soil moisture.
  • Maintenance: Minimal maintenance required. Pruning can be done to manage growth and shape.
  • Growth Expectations: Expect rapid vertical and root growth, ideal for quickly establishing a root network for erosion control.

Usage and Benefits

  • Streambank Stabilization: The robust root system of the Showtime Willow is perfect for holding soil in place, preventing erosion along streambanks and water bodies.
  • Biomass Production: With its fast growth rate, the Showtime Willow is an excellent choice for biomass projects, providing a sustainable source of organic material.
  • Ecological Impact: Contributes to ecosystem health by providing habitat and food for wildlife, especially pollinators.

Special Notes

  • Adaptability: This willow variety is particularly resilient, adapting to various environmental conditions while providing substantial ecological benefits.
  • Cut Flower Production: In addition to its environmental uses, Showtime Willow is also valued for its decorative catkins, which are great for cut flower arrangements.

Choose our Showtime Willow Cuttings for an eco-friendly solution to streambank erosion and a sustainable approach to biomass production, while also enhancing the aesthetic appeal of your landscape.

 

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