This section of the book is from the Guide To Hardy Fruits And Ornamentals book, by Thomas Joseph Dwyer, published in 1903.
The following are the most valuable and ornamental of the Weeping Trees and should have a place on every lawn. They are almost indispensable to the landscape gardener, possessing a character of their own. they can be used for many purposes.
* Morus Tartarica Pendula (Weeping Russian Mulberry).
* Populus, Grandidentata Pendula (Weeping Tooth Leaved Poplar).
* Betula Alba (European White Weeping Birch).
-- A graceful tree, with silvery bark and slender branches. Quite erect when young, but after four or five years growth assumes an elegant drooping habit, rendering the tree very effective in landscapes.
* Fagus Pendula (Weeping Beech).
-- Originated in Belgium. A remarkably vigorous, picturesque tree of large size. Its mode of growth is extremely curious. The trunk or stem is generally straight, with the branches tortuous and spreading; quite ungainly in appearance when divested of their leaves, but when covered with rich luxuriant foliage, of wonderful grace and beauty.
* Fraxinus, Pendula (Weeping Ash).
* Betula, Pendula Laciniata (Weeping Cut Leaf Birch).
* Salix, Caprea Pendula (Weeping Kilmarnock Willow).
* Salix Wisconsin Pendula (Weeping Wisconsin Willow).
* Tilia, alba Pendula (Weeping Linden).
* Ulmus, Camperdown Pendula (Weeping Camperdown Elm).