Morus bombycis 'Unryu' /Contorted Mulberrry

Morus bombycis 'Unryu'  / Morus bombycis 'Unryu'
Summer foliage
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Summer foliage

Interesting crooked branches

Sculptural trunks

Crooked branches silhoutted against blue sky

Branching pattern

Summer foliage

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Scientific Name: Morus bombycis 'Unryu'
Common Name: Contorted Mulberrry
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This mulberry is popular for its curiously twisted limbs. It provides winter interest both in the garden and when cut and used indoors. It seldon produces fruit.