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Willow Hybrids
Salix Alba Matsudunna
Do you have NOSEY NEIGHBORS?
Block their view FAST!  
Create PRIVACY in one growing season.
Easy to grow! Super Fast Growing! Long lived! Hardy in zones 3 to 8
Make great screens, as well as good sound and dust barriers. Do not spread by seed or sucher. Plant 4' apart in single rows for a
dense cover within the first year. Plant 5' apart in double staggered rows for a very thick windbreak that traps snow in winter.
Excellent where severe winds are prevalent.
Prevent wind and soil erosion. Zones 3-8.
These are the fastest growing trees we know of for shade, privacy, wind protection and soil conservation. Grow up to 1/3
faster than our hybrid poplars! Small, one foot cuttings planted at a university reached from 14-20 feet the first year! Hybrid Willows are
very hardy, very disease resistant and can withstand extreme weather conditions. They survived in most areas of Canada (even in arctic
weather) and grow as far south as Florida!
Excellent for landscaping! Thrive in dry soils and help dry out boggy land. Tall and upright
growing without brittle wood. Often reach 35-45 feet tall with lateral branches from the ground up planted as a hedge.

Planted alone they grow 50-75 feet tall. Provide a full dense cover that makes them ideal for shelter belts.Life span of 70
years under good conditions. Fastest growth is in the first five years.
The New Willow Hybrid - At Thuja Gardens we grow a unique cross of Salix matsudana and Salix alba creating Salix matsudana x
alba. This amazing combination of genetics has created a species that grows extremely quickly, usually reaching 20' within two years of
planting.The species is rather disease resistant and has very few insect problems that affect the overall growth habit. The species does well
in many different soil types, from sandy to clay soils, however the most important requirement is moisture.If water is provided regularly
during the first year after planting, the root system will support the tree after the planting year.
DO NOT CONFUSE OUR WILLOW HYBRIDS WITH 2 To 3 FEET TWIGS THAT HAVE BEEN KEPT
IN A COOLER FOR A YEAR -
OURS ARE DUG AND SHIPPED FRESH THE SAME DAY!
Willow Hybrids do best when planted in February or March

Dig your holes and be ready to plant when your Willows arrive.
Dig your holes 4 to 5 feet apart and make them 12 inches round x 12 inches deep.
Add 3 inches of mulch and water in heavy.
DO NOT LET THEM DRY OUT

(WILLOWS SHIP FROM EARLY NOV. TO MID APRIL)

Limited supply, get Your order in early
Just tell us when to ship!
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Willow Hybrids
4 to 5 feet
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Your Willow Hybrids are thin when you receive them.
However, they grow into a thick hedge quicker than any
plant we know of. They are nicely behaved, and easy to
grow. These specially bred trees thrive from Florida to
Canada, in almost any soil. At Thuja Gardens we ship
our Willows with well-developed roots ready to grow
so rapidly that you will be completely amazed.
Willow Hybrid Trees are a great choice to
create privacy or shade FAST!      
Plant 4 to 5 feet Apart
Fastest Growing Tree on  PLANET EARTH!
DO NOT let dry out during the first growing
season. You cannot over water Willow Hybrids

Ships 4 to 5 Feet Tall, Gives you a
head-start over smaller seedlings!
Salix Alba Matsudunna
Plant Willow Hybrids 4 to 5 feet apart for
privacy screens or windbrakes
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