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Morus alba 'Pendula' (Weeping white mulberry)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4m
Max height
8m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Morus alba 'Pendula'

Other names

Weeping white mulberry

Genus

Morus Morus

Variety or Cultivar

'Pendula' _ 'Pendula' is a small, deciduous, weeping tree with heart-shaped leaves. Green flowers in summer are followed by edible berries in autumn which emerge white and ripen to dark pink.


Morus alba 'Pendula' is: Deciduous

Tree shape

Weeping

Flower

Green in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Canker , Coral spot , Leaf spot , Powdery mildew Canker , Coral spot , Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Morus alba 'Pendula' (Weeping white mulberry) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist, free-draining soil in a sunny, sheltered position. Any necessary pruning should be undertaken when dormant, in autumn or winter to avoid messy sap.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Morus alba 'Pendula'

Other names

Weeping white mulberry

Genus

Morus Morus

Variety or Cultivar

'Pendula' _ 'Pendula' is a small, deciduous, weeping tree with heart-shaped leaves. Green flowers in summer are followed by edible berries in autumn which emerge white and ripen to dark pink.

Foliage

Deciduous

Tree shape

Weeping


Colour

Flower

Green in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases

Canker , Coral spot , Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Morus alba 'Pendula' (Weeping white mulberry) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist, free-draining soil in a sunny, sheltered position. Any necessary pruning should be undertaken when dormant, in autumn or winter to avoid messy sap.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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