Salix integra 'Hakuro Nishiki'

Nishiki Willow, Japanese Dappled Willow

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Fast
Mature Height - 15-20'
Mature Width - 15-20'
Longevity - Short lived , 20-50 years

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Sessile catkins in very early spring, 0.50-1.25" long, grayish with yellow stamens.
Fruit - Strobile 1" long, releases minute seeds with long tufted white hairs.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Pale yellow
Bark - Smooth
Other Features - Shoots first emerge tinged pink/rose, then leaves age to a stunning green and creamy-white variegation that lasts all summer.
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Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Prefers full sun in moist, fertile, well-drained soils. Tolerates part shade and a range of soil types - including drier soil than most other willows. Cut back in late winter when overgrown or to promote new variegated foliage (will remove flower buds).
Native Habitat - Zones 5-8. Native Europe, N. Africa to central Asia and Japan.
Diseases and Insects - Many cankers and insects. Willow gall, willow lacebug, willow flea weevil and more.
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Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

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- Other plants with the common name Willow.
- Other plants of the family Salicaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Salix.
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