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Tri-Color Dappled Willow

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Tri-Color Dappled Willow Planting Mix

Helps your Tri-Color Dappled Willow get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- Root Rocketâ„¢ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer

Growing Zones: 5-9

Growing Zones 5-9
This plant is recommended for zones: 5-9
(green area above)

You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

8-10 ft.

Mature Width:

8-10 ft.


Full to Partial

Drought Tolerance:


Botanical Name:

Salix integra 'Hakuro-nishiki'

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Grows into a beautiful dense hedge quicker than any other tree

The Tri Colored Willow Hedge Shrub (Salix integra 'Hakuro-nishiki') or 'Dappled Willow' is an amazing new shrub that can be planted to form a colorful 8-10 ft. privacy hedge.

These willow hedge shrubs are heavily branched. More branches mean that they'll quickly grow into a hedge when planted in rows. Expect a full hedge after the first few growing seasons.

It is easily pruned, if you want it kept short. Plant 6-8 ft. apart for perfect privacy.

The rounded or weeping form makes it a great accent plant as well. Put one at the corner of your home to liven up dull spots. And the color!

In Spring your Dappled Willow shrub will come with many branches full of light green leaves with a hint of white on each leaf. However, these shrubs give you a show each spring because the new growth comes in a pink tint!

Everyone will be asking about your new, unique hedge!

This is a new hedge introduction, so we have very limited quantities available. Be sure to order your Tri-Color Dappled Willow shrub now before they sell out.

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Customer Reviews

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We planted our tri-colored willow late in the summer at the top of our drive. I had my doubts that it would survive through the cold, snowy winter, but the joke's on me! It started growing and filling in and the leaves are gorgeous! I love to sit on the porch and watch it sway in the breeze - and passers-by like to look at it too
December 31, 2012
We planted just 2 of these about 4 years ago as a privacy hedge. It is also a very wet area of the yard and boy do they LOVE it there. They are now about 15 feet tall, very healthy and my neighbor loves looking at them as much as we do. As another stated here they are beautiful to watch swaying in the wind and the color changeing leaves are just a superb bonus. One of the most graceful shrubs I have ever seen
December 31, 2012
Growth Rate
Fast growing
I bought 3 of these shrubs a few months ago. They are growing rapidly and look very healthy and full. I think I'll buy a couple more.
November 7, 2014
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
You know, this bush is a tough little cookie. With all this heat and drought that we are suffering here, it still shows signs of life no matter how much it looks like it's going to die off. Just keep it watered either on a daily bases or every other day and it will survive. I am proud to be able to share this with you all. I just bought this a couple of months ago also.
December 31, 2012
over 5 years ago
I planted my tri colored willow about a week ago and I must say i thought it would at least loose a few leaves. But to my surprise the total opposite has happened. The pink variegated leaves on this thing are really something to see. I cant wait till the entire bush is covered with pink. Also i was extremely happy with the way my order came. The packing was awesome.
December 31, 2012
Ordered 25 of the willows last fall and they are very hardy plants. Do not have much color in this horrible heat. I ordered 3 more this spring and one has survived. It has a lot of color but gets only morning sun so it has kept its color. In the spring, the older shrubs that were more sturdy looking upon arrival had the new pink growth so hopefully next spring they will have the showy white color. Deep root fertilize these shrubs and they take off fast
December 31, 2012
over 5 years ago
Thank you so very much for my tri-color willow and yuletide camellia. They look great. And have to tell you 3 yrs. ago bought holly trees. Now they are 6 ft. talland look great. Thank you all so very much for great service.
December 31, 2012
over 4 years ago
The tri color willow is such a nice addition to the landscaping. I placed it in front of a yard lamp to hide the post. It is growing strong and healthy. The added color is striking and has drawn several compliments.
December 31, 2012
BEAUTIFUL! We looked around for a good tree to plant in our front
December 31, 2012
bought to plant at end of driveway in flowerbed.i love the foilage and that can take the sun,which my driveway gets nonstop
December 31, 2012
over 4 years ago

Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Tri-Color Dappled Willow

Step 1: Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Tri-Color Dappled Willow.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.

Planting & Care

Step 2: Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Tri-Color Dappled Willow gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3: Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Tri-Color Dappled Willow again after the transplant is complete.

Questions & Answers

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Fast Growing Privacy Block. It does really grow fast to 12 ft, but I trim it down to the height of my house and shape the sides.
Lynn D on Aug 20, 2016
I'm planting a small orchArd and I am trying to hide a section of scrub bush from view by using the willows
Matthew W on Apr 19, 2016
Had them before at another home and enjoy them
Kimberly H on Aug 16, 2016
Bought one, love it, and need several more for a privacy hedge and windbreak
Amy K on Apr 18, 2016
What happens to leaves in winter? Do they completely drop off? Seems like a poor fit for privacy hedge if it's nothing but bare branches all winter long.
j g on Mar 22, 2015
Best Answer: It would depend what area you are in. They are semi-deciduous.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Feb 4, 2016
Is this an evergreen or does it loose it's leaves in the winter? Thank you!
Julie on Apr 30, 2015
Best Answer: This is a semi evergreen. If you are in a warmer climate they will usually keep their leaves.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Oct 2, 2015
We have a lot of deer - very hungry deer. Want to plant a hedge border and want to know if this is suitable or would it just be eaten away. Can you please advise? If not this shrub, than any advice on what kind?
Maria M on Apr 10, 2015
Best Answer: They are deer resistant. Please keep that there is not a deer proof plant, if they get hungry enough then they will eat anything.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Feb 11, 2016
how do you bonsai this tree?
jane s on May 31, 2014
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Best Answer: We do not do any bonsai so I am unfamiliar with this process. If you Google it you will probably find some good information.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Sep 25, 2014
Hi I'd love to get this willow for a privacy screening. However I wonder if I have enough space for it. There is a long narrow (about 3.5 feet) space between our house the fence that divides our property from the neighbor. Is that enough space for it to grow? I can also trim the branches so it won't touch the house but it might not be enough for it?

Thank you for any advice.
NR1978 on Mar 18, 2015
Best Answer: Probably not enough daily sun as the house would block it and that space is small for the dappled willow to really show off.
Reply · Report · Kathleen B on Oct 7, 2015
3 gallons covers how much area?
Levymae B on Apr 12, 2016
what does it do in the winter in freezing temps ?
chuck on May 3, 2015
Best Answer: This tree is semi evergreen so in colder regions it will lose its leaves.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Oct 7, 2015
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Are the roots invasive, like weeping willow's roots?
Sydney B on Jun 27, 2014
Best Answer: No, the roots are not like the Weeping Willow.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Dec 8, 2014
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is this deer proof?
A shopper on Jun 6, 2014
Best Answer: No plant is 'Deer Proof'... Deer have been known to eat the new fresh foliage in the spring, but tend to leave them alone most of the time.
Reply · Report · Justin FStaff on Jun 6, 2014
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Will it survive winter in a big ceramic container on my back deck ?
Cindy L on May 25, 2015
Best Answer: We have had Tri-Color Dappled Willows in Central Indiana and here in North Central North Carolina. They are vary hardy, but will they grow and survive as a container plant, I'm not sure. They are a very fast growing plant and the more you keep them trimmed back, the better they look and the more they fill out, dense and bushy. It's the new growth that gives the Tri-Color. The plants we bought from Fast Growing Trees took 2 seasons to really show their colors, don't give up on them.
Reply · Report · Rick B on May 25, 2015
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When is the best time to trim ?
A shopper on Sep 15, 2014
Best Answer: Late spring or early summer is a good time to trim the Tri Color Willow.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Sep 17, 2014
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is this a deciduos shrub?
A shopper on Jun 8, 2014
Best Answer: Yes, it is.
Reply · Report · Chuan L on Jul 8, 2014
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Can this dappled willow be pruned into a tree...?
John S on Apr 2, 2015
Reply · Report · RHONDA M on Apr 24, 2015
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how fast do the tri color willows grow?
A shopper on May 30, 2014
Best Answer: when I received the willow, they appeared dormant,,,, with gentle watering and using the planting mix with these plants, they very soon got their buds then were full in a varigated kind of coloring,,, having bought these in august of 2013, they now are about 5 feet tall and still blooming... hope this answer helps...ps if I had more space, I would definitely purchase more ...
Reply · Report · bobbi b on May 30, 2014
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I need a something that will grow quick, I have a 6 ft iron fence in front of our home will this cover the fence? Also it is in full sun gets over 100% in the summer and under 30 in the winter.
fran l on Jul 15, 2014
Best Answer: My Tri Color Willows, at full growth, reach 6 ft tall. This is my first year. I've spoken to several experts on these and have been told they should be pruned about 2 to 3 time a year as this helps them reach their most colorful stage. I can't tell you how beautiful they are and very eye catching. I have a full boarder of them and love them.....very fast growing if you follow the instructions. They get full sunlight all day and love water (the more the better for willows). They have become my favorites. Virginia 7/15
Reply (1) · Report · Virginia C on Jul 15, 2014
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I want to plant one of these in flower bed in front of house, is the root system invasive, how far from the foundation does it need to be?
Stacey P. on May 24, 2016
Best Answer: I would plant it no less than 5 or 6 feet
Reply · Report · clifford p on May 24, 2016
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What is the growth rate?
Russell G on Jun 27, 2016
Best Answer: He growth rate is very rapid. Make sure to keep your new plant watered the first planting season. We here in Ohio have had a miserably hot season and the new one I have planted is struggling. Once they take hold there is very little upkeep & grow quickly. They are great for privacy and the color changes they go through are gorgeous!
Reply · Report · Donna H on Jun 27, 2016
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how does the tri color willow thrive in shade?
A shopper on May 31, 2014
Best Answer: I have a shady spot located next to a pine tree that receives limited sunlight. I initially planted a wax myrtle in june of last year which by august had died. I then planted the tri color willow in October. After having survived the coldest long island winter in 30 years the tri color willow is doing fine. It looks similar to the photo shown on this site. I am very happy with this purchase. Tri Color Willow is thriving in shade on LI NY.
Reply · Report · Mark T on Jun 1, 2014
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How fast do they grow?
A shopper on Jul 18, 2014
Best Answer: The growth rate of the Tri Color Willow is 12-18" per year.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Sep 26, 2014
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How would these do in a northern climate?
Linda K on Mar 20, 2016
Best Answer: Hi, Linda

If you are in Zone 5-9, I'm pretty sure that they would do well, here in NC they are doing very well and I'm very happy with them. Make sure to check what zone you are in before purchasing them. Good luck!
Reply · Report · Orlando C on Mar 20, 2016
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I need a hedge that grows to 15 feet to block neighbor high porch. He looks right over 6 ft fence. Would this work?
Kathyg on Apr 14, 2016
Best Answer: I don't think so, and it would be a long wait. I planted 4 of these 2 years ago and they are now waist high - southern exposure, never any shade. I also have a cousin to these in the form of a tree. (You can not make a bush into a tree). I have an eight foot fence between my neighbors and I. I then built a deck and now I am on full display to their first floor windows. I am planting 12' thuja negra arborvitaes. Cost is about 500 delivered and planted. They are doing the trick!
Reply · Report · Nanette B on Apr 15, 2016
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're the roots invasive,like the willow trees?
A shopper on Jul 11, 2014
Best Answer: Hakiro Nishiki will grow to 10-15 feet wide, and the roots will grow even farther. You can keep the top pruned to 6 feet, but the roots will still grow their natural size. Though it is much smaller and requires much less space than a Weeping Willow Tree or other large Willows, it still has an extensive root system that seeks out water. I would plant it 10 feet from any water lines, sidewalks or foundations.
Reply · Report · KarenStaff on Jul 23, 2015
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Does the TriColor Dappled Willow stay green in winter?
Sue-Ann D on Aug 16, 2016
Best Answer: Unfortunately, the Dappled Willows lose all of their leaves for the winter. I have had my willows for 3 years and they have lost their leaves each year, with new buds appearing in the spring. At least that's been my experience here in Texas. Hope that helps.
Reply · Report · Patsy F on Aug 16, 2016
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Is this a devidious or ever green shrub?
Marenda B on May 5, 2016
Best Answer: It is deciduous. Mine unfortunately did not survive the winter in philly.
Reply · Report · Madhurika J on May 6, 2016
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I am considering planting this on the side of my deck that is 14 feet long. Would I plant one or two of these with this limited space? Ideally, I need something to grow and offer privacy from the neighbors (small lots).
A shopper on Jul 8, 2014
Best Answer: This willow grows super fast and serves as a good privacy screen. You can keep it trimmed for the best colors. For your space, I would put in at least 3 (4-5 feet) apart to form a good hedge.
Reply · Report · Chuan L on Jul 8, 2014
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Will this willow wrap its roots around electrical wires or septic tanks?
Judy G on Aug 16, 2016
Best Answer: Yes they will. It is not recommend to plant near underground pipes or wires.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Aug 16, 2016
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Can this dappled willow be cut down to start a new growth pattern ?
queen on Jul 15, 2016
Best Answer: Yes... Fast grower & mine have taken to pruning/shaping well as along a fence line with a neighbor who is very aware of the property line ??
Reply · Report · Jim K on Jul 15, 2016
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The trip color dappled willow is a evergreen in zone 8b Florida?
Gabby on Apr 21, 2016
Best Answer: I bought this plant. I live in RI. I only bought one and do not care for it at all. It is not full, it is skimpy, so far. It's only 2 yrs old. Maybe it's not for this part of the country.
Reply · Report · Sharon C on Apr 22, 2016
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Is the trip color dappled willow a evergreen hedge in zone 8b Florida ?
Gabby on Apr 21, 2016
Best Answer: In a zone 9 it will be a semi-evergreen.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Jun 17, 2016
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Can I plant near a well?
Sheri E on Feb 28, 2016
Best Answer: I wouldn't. While the roots may not be as pervasive and intrusive as other willows, willows in general are water hungry and their roots will seek out water. Those roots may eventually penetrate through smaller cracks in the well and cause all kinds of havoc as they thicken.
Reply · Report · Christine F on Feb 28, 2016
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