Japanese dappled willow (Salix integra 'Hakuro Nishiki') - tree form

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Japanese dappled willow
Japanese dappled willow Japanese dappled willow
Japanese dappled willow (Salix integra 'Hakuro Nishiki')
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4b
Mature Height Mature Height
6 to 8 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
6 to 8 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Faster
Sun Sun
Full Sun or Partial Shade
Moisture Moisture
Wet soil, poor drainage (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
usually a medium-sized shrub, but can be topgrafted onto a small, willow tree; rounded form; 6-8’ tall and wide; fast grower; green, white, and salmon-pink splashed leaves in spring to early summer later turning green; shear to encourage new variegated shoots; no fall color; full sun to partial shade; adaptable to most soils and pH; tolerates wet soil; urban tolerant; susceptible to diseases and leaf feeding insects; weak wooded; native to Asia; hardy to zone 4b; grafted onto willow tree

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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