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MORUS nigra



Black mulberry, Common mulberry


rounded tree with fruits which turn red and then dark purple in late summer when ripe

£22.00 each
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Pot size: 2 or 3 Litre
Delivery Information
Available again from APRIL 2017.

Mature Size

12m (40ft) tree Average Person
  15m (50ft)
 

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  • Good to know - best species for edible fruit. Pleasant, slightly acidic flavour. Imported into Britain in the 17th. century as the wrong plant for the raising of silkworms.
  • Pests & Diseases - canker, coral spot, bacterial blight, powdery mildew.
  • Place of Origin - uncertain, probably southwestern Asia.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Height - 12m (40ft)
  • Spread - 15m (50ft)
  • Deciduous - ovate to heart-shaped, often doubly-toothed, leaves to 15cm (6in) long rough-textured above.
  • Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit
  • Tree - rounded tree. Produces 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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