Weeping White Mulberry (Morus alba 'Pendula')

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 6 to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Pollution
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Grafting


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Location: Austria / Wiener Neustadt Date: 2014-12-03
By Insagi
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Location: Los Angeles Arboretum, Arcadia, CaliforniaDate: 2011-11-27Fall color
By Kelli
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Location: My garden, Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens in South Amana, IADate: 2012-07-28
By LarryR
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Location: Hinsdale, IllinoisDate: summer of 1985a specimen at an older home
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Posted by ILPARW (southeast Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Nov 8, 2019 11:08 AM

Every once in awhile, I have seen this Weeping White Mulberry in the yard of an estate, an older large house in a well-to-do neighbourhood, or even in a park in the Midwest or East USA. It is supposed to be a fruiting clone. It can get 15 to 20 feet high and wide eventually in old age.

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