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Morus Alba

Botanical Name:

Morus alba

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Loamy, Rich, 5-8 pH
Heat Tolerant
Moderate
Cold Tolerant
-10 to -20°F / -23.3 to -28.9°C
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Deciduous, Shrub, Tree, Dioecious

Lifespan

Perennial, Woody Zones 4-8

Plant Height

33–66 ft / 10–20 m

Flower

Tiny white or green clusters on a short spike or catkin.

Fruit

Sweet, juicy berries that resemble blackberries, and are typically pale red to dark purple in color when ripe.

Benefits
Ornamental

Rounded crown of roughly equal spread in relation to its height. Simple, large, glossy dark-green leaves with a rounded base and toothed edges.

Attracts

Silkworm

Warning

Berries can contain toxins when unripe.

Taxonomy

Order

Urticales

Family

Moraceae

Genus

Morus

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