Paper mulberry growing tree of the genus Broussonetia also known Broussonetia papyrifera, Paper mulberry perennial deciduous plant also used as ornamental plant, grow in temperate, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-11.

Flower color purple and very showy, flowers grow in groups that connected to each other in round shape, there are female and male flowers that grow on separate trees,

Paper mulberry fruits

Fruit assembled from small cells, shape of the grouped fruits are like pompon shape the size 2-3 cm and very showy fruits, the fruits color: yellow, red or orange

Paper mulberry for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Paper mulberry 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 fruits attacked easily

Planting season:
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
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?
5-20 m, 15-60 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring

General information about the flower
Purple flowers and very showy

Thinning the bloom:
Just the first year should thinning

Pollination is done by:
Bees, fly

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Summer

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, mediterranean fruit fly

What can be done with big quantities of Paper mulberry fruits?
Eaten raw, jam, juice, cakes

Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover with a net

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2-3 years

Grow from seeds

Sowing requirement:
Not recommend starting from seeds although it’s easy

Saving seeds until sowing:
Clean the seeds from fruit pulp, dry, cold area

Sowing season:
Spring

Planting spacing:
Pot/container

Depth of Sowing:
1 cm

Conditions for seeds germinate:
Moist ground, full sun

Watering requires for Seeds:
Average amount of water

Germination time:
1-7 weeks

Condition of seedling:
Moist, full sun, big amount of water

Do the seeds require burying?
Yes

Time to bury the seeds:
Winter

Chilling Requirements:
Little time of cold, don’t have too much time, temperature can be something like 5C or colder

Scientific name:

Broussonetia papyrifera

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