As the name rightly suggests, the dappled willow has mottled leaves that display a combination.
Tolerates wet soils. Better variegation if pruned back to" every year. New foliage emerges pink in spring, maturing to variegated shades of pink, creamy white and green. Narrow, lance-shaped leaves (to 4” long) are particularly attractive in spring to early summer Missing: Riva MD. The"Hakuro-nishiki" willow (Salix integra"Hakuro Nishiki"), also known as the dappled willow, lights up a sunny corner of your yard.
Dappled willows thrive in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant Missing: Riva MD. PRUNING A BUSH FORM SALIX INTEGRA HAKURO-NISHIKI Early spring, at the beginning of March, is the best time to prune. Assuming you plant the shrub in autumn, don't prune in the following spring, wait until the spring after that (roughly 18 months after planting) to allow it to establish a good root and branch treenotch.clubg: Riva MD.
Description With its bright pink shoots which open to creamy white and green variegated leaves, Dapple Willow can become a focal point in any yard. Morphology: This is an attractive deciduous shrub or small tree. If the nursery sells it on a ‘standard’ rootstock it will develop into a small tree Family: Salicaceae. Attracting the eye with its bright, showy colors, Salix integra 'Hakuro-Nishiki' (Dappled Willow) is a deciduous shrub or small tree of great beauty. Compact, it sports a luminous variegated foliage on graceful branches throughout the growing season.
Emerging pink in spring, the narrow, lance-shaped leaves gradually mature to variegated shades of pink, creamy-white and green, before fading to Climate Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16,