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Jen Van
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Finally got my hands on a rooted pot of willow for cheap at the local garden store. I really want to make a livig structure out of it for our son. The branches are currently only around 3-4 feet long. Should I plant it in the general location where I'd like to make the structure and wait until next year? I don't have too much time right now since I am also planting lots of evergreens...
 
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Hi recalled having read a thread on this subject, look it up maybe someone there can give you some ideas or advices:
http://www.permies.com/t/432/woodland/living-willow-fence-hedges-fences#290748
 
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Location?
 
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Minnesota 3b I think. I got a Nishiko (sp.) willow...
 
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I don't think you have enough time to plant it now but if you could turn it into a bare root tree that'd work. I'm trying to figure that out myself because I have some black locust I started from seed that I'd like to plant but it needs to go in as a dormant bare root sapling.
 
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