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How tall does a dappled willow tree get?
Last Updated: 30th March, 2020
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Just so, how tall does a dappled willow grow?
about 10 feet
Likewise, how long do dappled willows live? It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more. This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It is quite adaptable, prefering to grow in average to wet conditions, and will even tolerate some standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH.
In this regard, how do you prune a dappled willow tree?
Prune in midsummer if you want to keep it smaller than its natural height of up to 20 feet.
- Remove dead, dying or damaged stem and branch ends first.
- Thin the tricolor dappled willow to open up its shape by pruning branches at their point of origin from a larger branch or at the ground.
What does a dappled willow look like?
The dappled willow works as both a hedge or a landscape tree The foliage is lovely, especially in the spring. New leaf growth emerges a pale pink with splashes of white that is quite charming. As the season progresses, the pink fades to green and the white mutes to a lighter shade of green.