Chaparral Weeping Mulberry (Morus alba ‘Chaparral’)

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.

Chaparral Weeping Mulberry (Morus alba ‘Chaparral’) Details

Common name Chaparral Weeping Mulberry
Botanical name Morus alba 'Chaparral'
Plant type Deciduous
Hardiness zone 4-8
Growth rate Medium
Height 8 - 10 ft.
Width 12 - 15 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time Early Spring
Flower color White