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Morus alba 'Pendula (fruiting)'

Morus alba 'Pendula (fruiting)' - Weeping Fruiting Mulberry

More About Morus alba 'Pendula (fruiting)'

  • Mounding, spreading, weeping, growth habit
  • Greenish-white blooms
  • Arching branches droop to the ground
  • Oval to rounded, usually lobed, dark green leaves in the summer
  • Small, edible red to black fruit appear in late summer
  • Fall foliage is an insignificant yellow
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

The leaves of mulberry have been used in China since at least 2600 B.C. as the primary diet for silkworms.

Zone:

3

Height:

3-4 m

Spread:

4-5 m

Colour:

White
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Weeping Fruiting Mulberry Growing and Maintenance Tips

Forming a mounded, umbrella-like crown, this weeping cultivar adds visual interest both in the summer and winter. Fruiting mulberry have edible berries that are attractive to birds, however, the fruit litter on the ground can be quite messy. Plant in an area of the landscape where foot traffic will not bring fruit stains into the home. To avoid this plant a non-fruiting cultivar.


Morus alba 'Pendula (fruiting)' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Edible
Edible
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Weeping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

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