White Mulberry

Morus alba

  • Fast-growing, rounded, with a wide, spreading crown
  • Small, drooping, yellowish-green catkins
  • Small, edible, blackberry-like, black fruit mature in June
  • Oval to rounded, dark, glossy, green leaves in the summer
  • Fall foliage is an insignificant yellow
  • Bloom Time: Spring

ZONE:
4

COLOUR:
Yellow

HEIGHT:
10-15 m

SPREAD:
10-15 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Fruiting mulberry have edible berries that are attractive to birds, however, they can be quite messy with fruit litter on the ground. Plant in an area of the landscape where foot traffic will not bring fruit stains into the home.

Additional Notes about White Mulberry:


The leaves of mulberry have been used in China since at least 2600 B.C. as the primary diet for silkworms used to make silk.

 

Invasive species

Characteristics & Attributes


ATTRIBUTES:
Deciduous
Fruit
FLOWERING TIME:
Spring
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Yellow
Green
LANDSCAPE USES:
Specimen