Chaparral weeping mulberry (Morus alba 'Chaparral')

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Chaparral weeping mulberry
Chaparral weeping mulberry Chaparral weeping mulberry
Chaparral weeping mulberry (Morus alba 'Chaparral')
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4b
Mature Height Mature Height
15 to 20 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
15 to 20 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Sun Sun
Full Sun or Partial Shade
Moisture Moisture
Drought tolerant (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Flower Flower
Fruit Fruit
Evergreen Evergreen
Native to WI Native to WI
Additional Information Additional Information
weeping, rounded form with pendulous, stiff branches; 15-20’ tall and wide; coarse texture; fruitless so no mess and is not invasive; full sun to partial shade; adaptable to most soils and pH; tolerates poor soils; drought, salt, and urban tolerant; native to China; hardy to zone 4b; this cultivar should be the only mulberry used as it is non-invasive; species is invasive

UW Extension
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Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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