Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Fast, 2' per yearMature Height - 40-70'Mature Width - 40-50'Longevity - Short, matures at 75 years
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Small, yellow-green, dense, eliptic catkin, 0.75-1" long, late May - early JuneFruit - The 1" long fruits are green, ripening to orange and red, then turning dark purple, juicy, edible, and relished by birds.Leaf - Fall Color - Usually a subdued yellow, but can develop a good golden-yellow fall color in good years.Bark - Stout, brown, thinly pubescent stems, older bark is gray-brown, ridged-and-furrowed with flattened ridges.Other Features - Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Prefers a rich, moist soilNative Habitat - Native from Massachusetts to Florida, west to Michigan, Nebraska, Kansas and Texas. Zone 5 to 9Diseases and Insects - Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Mulberry.- Other plants of the family Moraceae.- Other plants of the genus Morus.- Other plants of the species Morus rubra.