Gallon – $5.97 3-5 Gallon – $10.00
Grown as a colorful shrub or small tree and a member of the Willow family, they are gaining in popularity for home landscaping. Native to Korea and Japan where they are known to grow along river banks. This is a graceful shrub with four season interest. In spring, small yellow 1 inch catkins appear – usually in April or May. Then salmon color leaf buds appear and opening to reveal 4 inch narrow light green leaves that change to pink, cream and green variegated leaves. This variegation gives the shrub a dappled look. Leaves of the Dappled Willow will turn yellow in the fall before falling from the stems in October/November. The stems will turn red during winter which continues to add color and interest to your garden.
Grow the Dappled Willow (salix integra ‘Hakuro-hishiki’) in full sun to part shade. Full sun will bring out the best colors. They are tolerate of wet soil, erosion, and black walnut. Hardiness zone is 5-7. Dappled Willows are deciduous (loose leaves during winter) and grow 4-6 feet high and wide but can be pruned to maintain desired height. Pruning should be done during the dormant months of winter. They are fast growing and will add color/interest to any landscape.