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Salix (Willow) Stems at Bluestem Nursery

Salix (Willow)

Salix integra 'Hakuro-nishiki'

Salix integra 'Hakuro-nishiki'

Salix integra 'Hakuro-nishiki'

Salix integra 'Hakuro-nishiki' - Dappled or Variegated Willow

The young branches explode from the crown in all directions, eventually drooping slightly and turning coral to red in the winter. Older branches will be orange and green. Give an annual light pruning to encourage variegation. Striking ornamental.

Annual growth rate is approximately 12-18", though for the first two years it does not grow very quickly.

Description: small shrub; 2 m (6'); young leaves are variegated, mostly white with pink and green

Ideal conditions: full sun; moist or dry soil

Coldest zone: 4 (find your zone; further info on plant hardiness)


Comparison of willow stems and leaves

Lists of various willow uses