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Commonly known as Silkworm mulberry, White mulberry
Sweet, whitish fruits changing to reddish pink
Good to know - fruit taste described as rather insipid.
Pests & Diseases - canker, coral spot, bacterial blight, powdery mildew.
Place of Origin - China.
Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Height - 10m (30ft)
Spread - 10m (30ft)
Deciduous - ovate to heart-shaped, sometimes lobed, glossy bright-green leaves to 20cm (8in) long, turning yellow in autumn.
Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit
Tree - spreading tree. Fruit to 2.5cm (1in) long.
Zero Rated Item - No VAT on this plant
Fertile moist well-drained soil
Rounded to broadly spreading
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Vermin & Pest Control
Essential small tree protection from vermin and strimming. This pack includes 5 x 90cm canes and 5 x 90cm spiral guards. Includes instructions.