Oct 01, I think your Salix 'Flamingo' will have been grafted on to a different Salix rootstock at 'standard' height.
The rootstock gives the vigour to the scion (stumpcutter.buzzgo). I would prune out the thicker stems to the height of the graft union and let new growth start again from there. A gardener's work is never at an end - (John Evelyn ). Nov 16, Willows (Salix spp.) have many shapes and sizes, some growing as upright or weeping trees while others are bushy shrubs.
Knowing when and how to prune these versatile plants can help you achieve a. Feb 19, How far back can you prune this plant and it stil be hardy? I see in the pic you tree formed yours. I have some at the shop that are more shrub form and want to put in landscape 'tree-form'.
On plant Salix integra.
19 Feb, Nov 07,"recommended pruning regime: The aim of pruning is to encourage a pleasant shape, plenty of young, pink leaves and new red stems in winter. The most foolproof method of pruning this tree is to remove about a third of the stems each year back to the central grafted bud, or the point at which the main stem of the leafy part meets the top of the trunk.