PlantsSalix→Dappled Willow (Salix integra 'Hakuro-nishiki')

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Albomaculata
Hakuro Nishiki

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet (less frequently to 10 feet)
Plant Spread: 4 to 7 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Variegated
Broadleaf
Other: New foliage emerges pink, maturing to variegated shades of green, creamy-white and pink.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Bog gardening
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Dynamic Accumulator: Mg (Magnesium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Flood Resistant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Layering
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: BelarusDate: 2019-01-20
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Location: TwispDate: June
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Date: 2016-05-11
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Location: Middle TennesseeDate: 2014-07-06Growing in heavy shade
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2016-05-24
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Location: NCDate: Apr 25, 2011 12:19 PM
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Location: Middle TennesseeDate: 2012-03-27
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Location: Allentown, PennsylvaniaDate: 2015-05-22
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Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2016-05-24
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2016-05-24
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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2016-05-25
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Location: TwispDate: 2016-06-20
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Location: Canada
By Prosedda
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Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
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Plant Events from our members
Cat On August 16, 2014 Obtained plant
got2b On July 10, 2015 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
just never did well
got2b On May 22, 2015 Maintenance performed
Not doing so good/cut back some more
got2b On May 13, 2015 Transplanted
Had dried out/outer leafs died
Pruned back
got2b On May 10, 2015 Obtained plant
Mother's Day
5 g
christine2 On May 1, 2008 Obtained plant
7 or 9
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
That's a beautiful specimen by SongofJoy Jul 6, 2014 10:58 AM 2
Will this Dappled Willow live in zone 6 full on sun? by Frillylily Jun 14, 2021 10:17 AM 1
Tree ID by ppaatlonergan Jun 12, 2021 10:25 AM 5
Sapling Identification by NealandPam Jun 23, 2020 5:58 PM 1
Tree id by treenoob578 Jun 21, 2020 10:35 AM 1
Does anyone know what this shrub is? by Klynn56 Jun 8, 2020 11:52 AM 4
Salix integra 'Hakuro-nishiki' by Panda1234 Mar 22, 2020 3:44 AM 2
Shrub from Prince Edward County, Ontario by AnnMargrit Jun 3, 2019 7:14 PM 3
Shrub ID by Greenthumb0506 Oct 4, 2018 5:47 PM 8
Shrub identification by Greenthumb0506 Sep 6, 2018 1:08 PM 5
evergreen shrub to block parked cars by zingarelli Jan 6, 2018 10:39 AM 6

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