Mulberry tree growing tree of the genus Murus, Mulberry tree is perennial deciduous plant and also used as ornamental plants, can grow in temperate or mediterranean climate.
Flower color is white, small flowers grow in groups that connected to each other in cone shape, most of the trees in the mulberry genus are separate to female and male flowers that grow on separate trees,
Fruit mulberry 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 growing Mulberry:
Add irrigation in the fruit season, two trees male and female
What is the best way to start growing Mulberry:
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Mulberry?
No but it insure the fruits
Difficulties/Problems with growing Mulberry:
The fruit make a lot of dirt, attract a lot of insect
When is the best time to plant a Mulberry tree:
End of the winter early spring
Pests and diseases in Mulberry:
When is the best time to prune a Mulberry tree?
End of autumn start of the winter
How to prune a Mulberry:
Recommend to keep the tree short, easy to manage the big amount of fruits
What is the size of a Mulberry tree?
Growth speed in Mulberry:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Mulberry Irrigation Water Management:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Mulberry:
It is possible to grow Mulberry indoor?
Growing Mulberry is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Mulberry bloom?
General information about the flower:
Small white flower that connected to each other in cone shape
Thinning / Deadheading of Mulberry Blossom:
Just the first year should thinning
Pollination is done by:
Weeping mulberry - size of the fruits 1-4 cm, the color: white, red, pink, purple dark to light, black
White mulberry - size of the fruits 2-5 cm, the color: white, red, pink, purple dark to light, black
Red Mulberry - 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
When does Mulberry yield:
In warm climate in the spring, in temperate climate summer
Pests or diseases in Mulberry fruit:
Birds, mediterranean fruit fly
What can be done with big quantities of Mulberry fruit?
Eaten raw, jam, juice, cakes
Work requirements on the Mulberry 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 for a Mulberry to bear fruit?
How to make Vegetative Reproduction in Mulberry?
The best time for vegetative reproduction in Mulberry:
End of the winter early spring
How much time does it take to grow roots in vegetative reproduction?
What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction in Mulberry?
Half shade/ or light, moist, big mount of water, take before the branch grow leaves
Sowing of Mulberry:
Not recommend starting from seeds although it's easy
Saving Mulberry seeds until sowing:
Clean the seeds from fruit pulp, dry, cold area
Sowing season of Mulberry:
Mulberry plant spacing:
How Deep Do You Plant A Mulberry Seed?
Mulberry seeding conditions:
Moist ground, full sun
Watering Mulberry Seeds:
Average amount of water
Mulberry germination time:
Condition of Mulberry sprout:
Moist, full sun, big amount of water
Do Mulberry seeds require burying?
When is the best time to bury Mulberry seeds:
Little time of cold, don't have too much time, temperature can be something like 5C or colder