A third-generation independent plant nursery and also yard center a couple of minutes’ drive from downtown Nashville. Trees, shrubs, perennials, houseplants and more. Open up for onsite sales 7 days a week, 10AM to 5PM. Springtime mail order is shut, however check back in very early September to put your fall orders.
Salix Nurseries is a family possessed and also run willow breeder that markets crossbreed and also indigenous willow cultivars as well as typical varieties in multiple sizes as well as forms, along with bare origin supply. They belong to the Tennessee Arboretum Partnership and also an establishing member of the Willow & Cottonwood Union, a team that collaborates to support preservation efforts for riparian locations throughout the country.
Willows and their slender, swinging branches are just one of nature’s most elegant additions to the landscape. However they are not just aesthetically pleasing, they are very helpful and also functional. They provide erosion control as well as shelter for wildlife and also can be made use of for basketry, phytoremediation, and also windbreaks. Willows are also exceptional pollinators for numerous fruit as well as berry plants, including apples and also pears.
Weeping Willow (Salix babylonica) is maybe one of the most acquainted willow, as well as completely factor– it’s lovely and adaptable. It expands rapidly in most any kind of dirt, can take care of sun or shade as well as has reduced to moderate watering requirements. It is likewise illness resistant and also pest-free, with resistance to corrosion, leaf blister, fine-grained mildew and also origin rot.
Its gold twisting branches and also curly eco-friendly leaves transform golden in fall. It expands as a multi-stemmed hedge, though Rose city Nursery lugs it in a tree type. It is durable to Area 5.
An additional good-looking weeping willow, ‘George Newman’ is identified by its small crown and also largely pubescent, practically white foliage. This cultivar is called in honor of George Newman, a Bedford, NH, indigenous plant collector.
‘Golden Sunlight’ is an extremely eye-catching golden-leafed Salix Nurseries cultivar that creates early silver-yellow blossoms in female catkins. They are held along red branches from development till frost. It is tolerant of city contamination and dry spell, and shows some resistance to salt as well as alkaline dirts. This willow is additionally deer and bunny resistant.
A male crossbreed duplicate of S. eleagnos ‘Angustifolia’ x S. americana ‘Americana’, ‘Pink Delight’ is strenuous and also much more colorfast than ‘Angustifolia’ with straight stems that become mahogany-red in the winter months. It is a multi-stemmed hedge with a somewhat taller kind than ‘Americana’ as well as sturdy to Zone 5. ‘Oranzhevaya Tolstostvol’naya’ is a robust, female crossbreed of S. alba ‘Americana’ and also S. eleagnos ‘Angustifolia’ that can reach 16 m in elevation with yellow orange stems that transform a rich brownish shade with age, and an extended pyramidal crown that ends up being crying after ten years. It was discovered by Dodge in Russia, where it is called ‘Oranzhevaya Tonkostvol’naya’, suggesting “an orange thin-stemmed willow”.