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How do you prune Salix integra Hakuro Nishiki?

Cut the head of the shrub back by half in a globe shape. Check the main stem below the head and prune away completely any growth from it.

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Likewise, people ask, how do you prune a Hakuro Nishiki Willow?

Left unchecked, they grow into shrubs 6 feet tall and wide, but you can prune them back in late winter.

  1. Prune out all dead branches.
  2. Remove diseased or broken limbs.
  3. Trim selected tall branches back to ground level each year if you want a small, compact shrub.

how do you prune a Japanese willow tree? Trim the branches remaining on the willow, cutting each branch down to between 50 and 70 percent of its original length. The whole shrub can be trimmed down to a height of 12 inches if you like, but many Japanese willow owners like to leave some of the graceful arching branches longer than 12 inches after trimming.

Also, how do you shape a Salix Flamingo?

Cut 1/3 of the older branches right down to the ground in spring, and trim back the top growth (1 foot or so) on the remaining branches. The goal is to stimulate new growth, which will let you enjoy the red stems in winter and good variegated leaf color in the spring.

How do you care for a Nishiki willow plant?

Grow 'Hakuro-nishiki' in moist, fertile, well drained soils. It will tolerate poor soil, somewhat sandy soil or clay soil but may not produce ideal growth and color. Dappled Willow trees and bushes will thrive in moist soils, but will tolerate drier conditions once established better than many other willows.

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