Chaparral Weeping Mulberry

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A Fruitless Yet Spectacular Landscape Choice: The Chaparral Weeping Mulberry

  • Large Green Heart-Shaped Leaves
  • Pendulum Branches
  • Winter Interest
  • Hardy and Adaptable

When it comes to fun, unique, one-of-a-kind trees and shrubs, it's hard to beat the Chaparral Weeping Mulberry (Morus alba 'Chaparral'). It is a fruitless but phenomenal mulberry with pendulum branches that create a dramatic weeping form for remarkable ornamental value.

This stunning tree can be pruned for a more kempt appearance. Or you could let its long, draping branches reach all the way to the ground. Both options make for a visually unique landscaping small tree.

The Chaparral Weeping Mulberry makes a huge impact as an anchor plant at the corner of your foundation planting, at the center of a circular drive, or as a specimen tree.

It adds height and architectural interest no matter where it winds up in your yard, and it makes for an excellent spot for hiding during a game of hide-n-seek. Because of its long-weeping branches, this Mulberry makes for a dynamic retaining wall choice.

This umbrella-shaped tree has dense medium-green foliage. Each of the Chaparral Weeping Mulberry's leaves is glossy, large, and heart-shaped. From a distance, each leaf stands out on its own, creating a collage of differing greens.

And while the Chaparral Weeping Mulberry does lose its leaves in winter, its unique branch structure is a treat to examine sans-foliage.

The Chaparral Weeping Mulberry is easy to grow, and it puts up with less-than-perfect conditions like a champion. It is heat-tolerant and drought-tolerant once established, and it doesn't mind a bit of city air.

It will even put up well with salt, and as a male tree, there are no flowers to clean up. Just be sure you provide it with as much sunshine as you can.

Don't settle for boring, bland, or high-maintenance plants. The Chaparral Weeping Mulberry will provide your yard with instantaneous interest and add to your dynamic landscape. Get this weeping beauty now.

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Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
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Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Chaparral Weeping Mulberry Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Brand Bower and Branch
Botanical Name Morus alba 'Chaparral'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 8 - 10 feet
Mature Spread 12 - 15 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring
Fragrant No