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MORUS alba



Commonly known as: Silkworm mulberry, White mulberry.


sweet, whitish fruits changing to reddish pink

£20.00 each
Pot size: 2 or 3 Litre

Mature Size

10m (30ft) tree Average Person
  10m (30ft)
 

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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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