More About 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
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.
White Mulberry 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.
Morus alba Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils