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White Mulberry

Morus alba tatarica

Characteristics:
A densely branched, fast growing, medium sized tree for the yard.

Growing Conditions:
White mulberry grows well on a wide variety of soils. It prefers a warm, moist, well-drained loamy soil in a sunny position. It withstands drought once well established.

Uses:
The fruits may be eaten cooked or raw and are made into jellies, jams, pies and is added to bread, cookies, or puddings. The fruit is also an ingredient in mulberry wine and is used as a raisin substitute. A great tree for privacy and screening.

Height:
40' at maturity

Width:
40' at maturity

Shape:
Rounded

Flowers:

Leaves:
Medium green turning yellow and red in the fall

Bark:

Native to China, leaves used in silkworm cultivation.