White mulberry grow and care – tree of the genus Murus, is also known as Morus alba. White mulberry perennial deciduous plant; grow in temperate or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-10.
Flower color white, the flowers small grow in groups that connected to each other in cone shape, there are female and male flowers that grow on separate trees.
White mulberry fruits
Mulberry fruits assembled from small cells (fruit) that make cone shape 2-5 cm. The mulberries color: white, red, pink, purple dark to light, black
White mulberry for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow White 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: Fruit make a lot of dirt, attract a lot of insect End of the winter early spring Planting season: Silk worm Pests and diseases: Pruning season: End of autumn start of the winter How to prune: Recommend to keep the tree small, 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 Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring Bloom season: 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: Bees, fly Edible fruits Fruit harvest season: In warm climate in the early spring, in temperate climate the early summer Fruits pests or diseases: Birds, mediterranean fruit fly What can be done with big quantities of White mulberry 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 2 years How long does it take to bear fruit? 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 Pot/container Planting spacing: 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 Little time of cold, don’t have too much time, temperature can be something like 5C or colder Chilling Requirements Subspecies Vegetative Reproduction Vegetative Reproduction Vegetative Reproduction Method: Cutting End of the winter early spring Preferred time for vegetative reproduction: 3-4 weeks Time to grow roots in vegetative reproduction: Half shade/ or light, moist, big mount of water, take before the branch grow leaves Treatment for vegetative reproduction: Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Edible Parts Culinary uses Alcoholic beverages Dried fruit Eaten raw Fruit Ice pop & Ice cream plants Jams Juice Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Harvest Season Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Slow growing plants Plant life-form Deciduous Perennial plant Tree Plant Uses Edible plants Ornamental plants Shade tree Planting Season Spring Planting Summer planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Regularly water Small amounts of water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9