Salix Hakuro Nishiki standard 110cm Stem 60cm Head


Salix integra ‘Hakuro-nishiki’ (Standard Form)

Plant Fact File:

  • Current Height (Including Stem): 110 cm
  • Head (Canopy) Size: 60 cm
  • Mature Height (Including Stem): Up to 2.5 meters (Head Included)
  • Mature Spread: Up to 2.5 meters (Head Included)
  • Season of Interest: Year-round (deciduous)
  • Foliage Type: Deciduous
  • Fragrant: No
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Hardiness: Generally hardy
  • Aspect: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil pH: Slightly acidic to neutral
  • Soil Type: Moist, well-draining soil


Salix integra ‘Hakuro-nishiki’ in standard form is a delightful and versatile deciduous shrub known for its variegated pink and green leaves and its graceful, weeping habit. With a 110 cm stem and a 60 cm head (canopy), this Willow standard is an excellent choice for adding year-round beauty and structure to your garden or outdoor space.

The standard form means that the plant has been trained to have a defined stem with a compact, weeping canopy. At its current size, the stem reaches a height of 110 cm, and the head (canopy) has a diameter of 60 cm. When fully mature, the entire standard plant typically reaches a total height of up to 2.5 meters, including the stem and head, with a spread of up to 2.5 meters.

The standout feature of Salix integra ‘Hakuro-nishiki’ is its variegated pink and green leaves, which provide a burst of color and interest in the garden. In late winter to early spring, it produces small, inconspicuous catkins. As the season progresses, the foliage becomes more vibrant, especially in the spring and summer months.

Salix integra ‘Hakuro-nishiki’ is generally hardy and adaptable. It thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers moist, well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH.