MULBERRY TREE Morus spp.
Mulberry Trees have delicious juicy crimson black, red or white fruit that is rarely seen on the supermarket shelves hence the need to grow it yourself. For an easy to grow fruit tree that will reward you with bountiful crops of fresh fruit in spring, mulberries are a must in the backyard. Mulberry Tree Videos
|Grown From||Climate||Height||Frost tol.||Pollination req'd||Evergreen/Deciduous||Harvest period|
|2-7||Medium||No||Deciduous||September - December|
Customer Comments on Mulberry Tree
Great tree to have in a community garden. The deciduous habbit muches the garden and the bat droppings are really high in nitrogen | Penny Hoswell - Wollongong, NSW 14-Dec-2007
It a must have tree if you have kids and room. Plant it far away (so the kids feel like it's an adventure). Yes they will get dirty but it's the memories they will have that will be priceless. Make sure you take a photo when their faces are purple. | M - Shailer Park, QLD 17-May-2008
Late frosts can severely impact on yield. Watch for satin bowerbirds which will strip a tree of fruit. Good as a windbreak - fast and hardy | Reville - Tabulam, NSW 03-Jun-2008
I live on a rocky ridge with sand and rocks for soil - my mulberries have grown and survived severe drought | Helena Wong - Balmoral Village, NSW 19-Aug-2008
I tried the White mulburry.Its doing well. So are my chooks which dart around keeping the ground clean of fallen fruit. Guinea pigs go ape over fruit and leaves. | Piggy Pal - Warwick, QLD 13-Sep-2008
Mulberry - White
We have a white shahtoot growing 'espalier' style in the narrow and otherwise useless space between our house and the neighbours. Stunningly good producer of incredibly sweet fruit. | Melanie - Newcastle, NSW 14-Oct-2008
Mulberry - Black English
Mine i add chicken waste n trees ashes. | Rosli Abu Bakar - Brunei Darussalam, BRUNE 16-Jul-2010
2nd yr in-ground white shahoot in melbourne/Pascoe Vale South, well mulched over pst yr and we now enjoy about 200 fruit, sugar sweet and aromatic fruit for its size - beats paying $10 for 10 dried pieces from Iran! V V happy! | Foto - Pascoe Vale South, VIC 11-Nov-2010
Just remember the green fruit gets the stains out!. (That way you never seem to be the culprit for eating all the mulberries). | Magdalene Austernin - Lawson, NSW 28-Sep-2013
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Mulberries make an ideal choice for any garden because:
The trees are easily managed,
They make great ornamental shade trees with their huge heart shaped leaves
As deciduous trees they get new leaves in early spring but allow the sun to shine through during winter.
The fruit forms from late spring through to early summer.
Deep, fertile soil.
To be well watered, especially through summer.
Protection from coastal winds.