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Morus alba 'Pendula'

weeping white mulberry

'Pendula' is a small, strongly weeping tree with heart-shaped, slightly glossy leaves and white fruits ripening to deep pink

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Size
Ultimate height
2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height
10–20 years
Ultimate spread
4–8 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained, Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green
Summer Green Green
Autumn Green Pink White
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

West–facing or East–facing or South–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H5
Botanical details
Family
Moraceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Pendulous weeping
Genus

Morus are deciduous trees and shrubs with broadly ovate, sometimes deeply lobed leaves and inconspicuous green flowers followed by usually edible white, red or black fruit

Name status

Accepted

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How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in moist, humus-rich, fertile soils with shelter from cold, dry winds. Prune in late autumn or early winter to prevent bleeding

Propagation

Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in mid-summer

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Low Maintenance
Pruning

Pruning group 1

Pests

Generally pest free

Diseases

May be susceptible to mulberry leaf spot, mulberry canker, coral spot and powdery mildews

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