PlantFiles: Weeping White Mulberry Morus alba 'Pendula'
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Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m) 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m) 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m) 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
Spacing: 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m) 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
Hardiness: 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) USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F) USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
On Jun 5, 2012, treeswing from Springfield, MO wrote:
When I bought my house this tree was in front of my house very close to my front window and adjacent to the garage wall. I did not care for it, but a friend exclaimed - you are lucky to have one of those!!!
It is about 8 feet tall. I've had to trim it every fall because it drags on my windows, and it is so thick and tangled. Every year it gets a fungal disease. 2 years ago I decided it must need more air circulation. I go carried away and really trimmed it severely. The following spring, and this spring, it's branches grew STRAIGHT UP. Very ugly - I guess in shock? Then for the first time, this spring it made branches full of tiny sweet mulberries. YUM! But the birds don't share well. I don't know how I will trim the top - the branches are shooting up above the roof, the new ones are almost drooping, they all have fruit.
On Dec 30, 2011, Hetep from Phoenix, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote:
There is one of these at a city of Phoenix historic home that is currently used as a Parks and Recreation office. If you want to see it the address is across from Encanto Park at the Norton House, 2700 N 15th Ave.
On Jan 5, 2005, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:
When we move to Oklahoma, we had one growing in the middle of the front flower bed. Not only was is planted in a bad area (no sun and limited space to grow in), but it was always needing pruning. It is now growing in my friends backyard about 15 minutes from my house. :)
On Feb 29, 2004, palmbob from Tarzana, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:
This form usually doesn't fruit, and it's usually from a graft (sometimes bud). So it's invasiveness or diluting the gene pool is a non-issue (at least for this cultivar). Does well in zone 10a, despite reports the 'normal' form does not. IT is a deciduous tree and loses leaves, in southern California, about mid December, and gets them back in early spring. Great look, especially when small enough branches drape the ground. Good tree for smaller areas.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Phoenix, Arizona Reseda, California Clarkesville, Georgia Chicago, Illinois Terre Haute, Indiana Clermont, Kentucky Georgetown, Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky Louisville, Kentucky Old Jefferson, Louisiana Saint Joseph, Louisiana Whitmore Lake, Michigan Springfield, Missouri Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Fairview, Tennessee Lafayette, Tennessee Talbott, Tennessee San Antonio, Texas Parkersburg, West Virginia