Morus alba 'Chaparrel'

White Mulberry

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Fast
Mature Height - 30-50'
Mature Width - 30-50'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Yellowish green, March-April, not showy
Fruit - Non-fruiting
Leaf -
Fall Color - Late coloring green to yellow-green
Bark - New stems slender, yellowish green to brownish gray, smooth, more or less shining, slightly sweetish if chewed. Bark on younger branches (1-4") is light orangish brown, larger trunks have more brown color. Bark exudes a white juice if cut on warm days.
Other Features - Weeping branches with bright green leaves, usually grafted on a standard.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplants readily, adaptable, withstands drought, full sun to light shade, prune in winter, pH adaptable
Native Habitat - China
Diseases and Insects - Bacterial blight on leaves and shoots, leaf spots, cankers, powdery mildews, scales, two-spotted mites
Strength -
Weakness -

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Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Mulberry.
- Other plants of the family Moraceae.
- Other plants of the genus Morus.
- Other plants of the species Morus alba.