Mulberry tree growing tree of the genus Murus also known as Mulberries, Mulberry tree is perennial deciduous plant and also used as ornamental plants, can grow in temperate, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-10.
Flower color is white, small flowers grow in groups that connected to each other in cone shape, most of the trees in the Mulberry tree genus are separate to female and male flowers that grow on separate trees,
Mulberry tree fruits
Fruit Mulberry tree assembled from small cells (fruit) that make cone shape 1-10 cm, the mulberries color: white, red, pink, purple dark to light, black
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Requirements for Name growing and care:
Add irrigation in the fruit season, two trees male and female
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No but it insure the fruits
Difficulties or problems when growing:
The fruit make a lot of dirt, attract a lot of insect
End of the winter early spring
Pests and diseases:
End of autumn start of the winter
How to prune:
Recommend to keep the tree short, easy to manage the big amount of fruits
Size of the plant?
3-20 m, 10-60 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Small white flower that connected to each other in cone shape
Thinning the bloom:
Just the first year should thinning
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
In warm climate in the spring, in temperate climate summer
Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, mediterranean fruit fly
What can be done with big quantities of Mulberry tree fruits?
Eaten raw, jam, juice, cakes
Work requirements on the fruit:
Can be cover with net (not recommend), to make the pick-up easier should put sheet or big nylon
How long does it take to bear fruit?
Grow from seeds
Not recommend starting from seeds although it’s easy
Saving seeds until sowing:
Clean the seeds from fruit pulp, dry, cold area
Depth of Sowing:
Conditions for seeds germinate:
Moist ground, full sun
Watering requires for Seeds:
Average amount of water
Condition of seedling:
Moist, full sun, big amount of water
Do the seeds require burying?
Time to bury the seeds:
Little time of cold, don’t have too much time, temperature can be something like 5C or colder
Weeping Mulberry tree – size of the fruits 1-4 cm, the color: white, red, pink, purple dark to light, black
White Mulberry tree – size of the fruits 2-5 cm, the color: white, red, pink, purple dark to light, black
Red Mulberry tree – size of the fruits 2-4 cm, the color: red, light to dark purple dark
Morus nigra – size of the fruits 2-6 cm, the color: dark purple, black
Morus macroura – 7-10 cm, the color: red, purple dark to light, black
Vegetative Reproduction Method:
Preferred time for vegetative reproduction:
End of the winter early spring
Time to grow roots in vegetative reproduction:
Treatment for vegetative reproduction:
Half shade/ or light, moist, big mount of water, take before the branch grow leaves