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Commonly known as: Silkworm mulberry, White mulberry.
sweet, whitish fruits changing to reddish pink
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- 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
- Full Sun
- Fertile moist well-drained soil
- Rounded to broadly spreading
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