Weeping fruit trees?

Schlemoc(5)November 16, 2012

Hi,

I have a small island style bed that is fully visible in front of my house from all windows. It is roughly 8'x 15'. There was a bunch of scraggly bushes that I recently removed. I will be putting in a lamp post somewhere in the bed.

There is currently a whole mess of strawberries as groundcover there. What I would like to do is add a dwarf weeping fruit tree, possibly a sweet cherry, or any other "pretty" tree. I would look to keep it around 12' or less in mature height. I was also considering adding in a quince of some sort.

I would be using lillies/tulips for the spring season. Any other thoughts/additions that could be added? I am not sure if there are any fruiting weeping trees, so asking the group here. I'm east of Pittsburgh in Zone 5 for location.

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melikeeatplants

How about dwarf weeping mulberry?

Here is a link that might be useful: mulberry

    Bookmark   November 17, 2012 at 2:14PM
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Schlemoc(5)

I did see the weeping mulberry and weeping Santa Rosa Plum. I was wondering if there are any other options?

    Bookmark   November 17, 2012 at 4:11PM
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melikeeatplants

You should post the question in the fruits and orchards forum. You will get more suggestions there. I can't think of any myself but I'm just one guy...

    Bookmark   November 21, 2012 at 12:17AM
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