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PlantFiles: Black Mulberry, Toot Tree
Morus nigra 'Dwarf Weeping'

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Family: Moraceae (mor-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Morus (MOR-russ) (Info)
Species: nigra (NY-gruh) (Info)
Cultivar: Dwarf Weeping

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Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Perennials

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By grafting
By budding

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

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1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Feb 28, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Edible Landscaping offers this description: "A black fruiting weeper. Mature tree size 12' tall and wide. Get one for the kids, they make great playhouses! Fruits are not as large as our other black mulberries, but are very good. Zones 3-9."

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Blue Mountain, Alabama
Center Point, Alabama
Hernando, Mississippi



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