Questions tagged [mulberry]

Mulberries are widely cultivated edible fruits in the genus Morus. Use this tag for questions on both the fruit and the tree.

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mulberry fruit shrivels up

hi my mulberry tree bears lots of fruit but the fruit shrivels up before it ripens. i don't know how old the tree is but i'll guess OLD. never cared for until my sister bought this property 6-7 years ...
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Is this Mulberry stem still alive

Below is a picture of a stem from a particular tree that I have propagated mulberries in the past. The tree is in a different city than where I am now. I know I should have cut a thicker stem, but ...
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Grow out a pollarded fruitless mulberry

In the backyard of our new house is a fruitless mulberry tree that is probably about 40 years old. It has been pollarded for probably the last 20 years about 3 feet out from where 5 major limbs emerge ...
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'Climbing' black mulberry (morus nigra), is this real?

Ran in to this plant a the supermarket. It was only 3 bucks so I picked it up out of curiosity. I've started growing mulberry trees a while a go and did quite some youtubing and reading about them. ...
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Will this propagated mulberry straighten out?

I've successfully propagated a mulberry through a hardwood cutting. Now that my worries of it surviving winter have passed (I can see green buds slowly opening), my next challenge is to eventually ...
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Pruning weeping mulberry into wild-looking crown

How to prune a weeping mulberry so that it has main branches with lots of curves within its crown, as if they can't decide what direction to take, like this one: (look at wavy branches in the middle ...
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Two grafts needed for weeping mulberry - is it true, and why?

I bought two weeping mulberries this year, and I am really excited about them (see pic). However, something confuses me. The person I bought them from says that each weeping mulberry (at least those ...
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Mulberry tree berries won't ripen [closed]

We have a large mulberry tree that always has tons of berries but they never ripen. Not sure what is wrong?
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Do mulberry hardwood cuttings (breaking buds) enjoy light?

I took a hardwood mulberry cutting this winter. It's inside under a skylight and has grown some buds which (as well as already present buds) are now breaking into leaves. It might be just saved up ...
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Pruning a weeping mulberry

We have a wonderful weeping mulberry (Morus alba pendula) (male, so no fruit) in our front yard. It's massive - probably 15' tall and at least that diameter. The problem is that it's growing larger ...
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Why is my mature mulberry tree not fruiting this year?

I've had a mulberry tree for the past forty five years. It was fruiting heavily with almost a carpet of fruits falling. This year there were only a few fruits. Can it be due to any disease of the tree ...
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Mulberry trees can have both lobed and unlobed leaves?

Guidebooks I have show mulberries as having both the characteristic roundly serrated, multi-lobed leaves, but also unlobed leaves. Does this mean mulberries can have both lobed and unlobed leaves on ...
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What type of Mulberry tree is this?

I was identifying a relatively young tree in my yard, and I'm pretty sure it is a Mulberry tree. I live in Massachusetts and came across this article stating that red Mulberries are endangered in ...
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Is there anything I need to worry about when growing the mulberry tree?

I tried to get some sea berries for the yard, but my parents made me send them back due to the suckering/invasive nature. Do I need to worry about anything with the mulberry tree similar to what I had ...
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Will these varieties of mulberry survive the UK climate?

I recently became aware of two varieties of mulberries with very long fruit which are supposed to be very tasty. They are known as Taiwan and Pakistan mulberries. I can't seem to find much ...
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Is this a Morus alba seedling?

They are everywhere. Their leaf underbelly is glabrous; the indentations or lobes still not there... Alternate leaves. The seedlings are ubiquitous in the suburbs, and unfortunately the grown-up trees ...
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How can I help my young mulberry tree grow a thicker stem?

I have my young mulberry tree, which is a little more than a year old. I grew it from a seed, and have it indoors in a large pot at the moment. It is growing tall and thin, it even needs a stick to ...
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Why is my Mulberry bush flowering later than all my other trees?

I have a Mulberry bush in my garden that I planted last year. I can see buds on it like the leaves are starting to grow. The thing is every other tree in my garden has flowers now, even my apple tree....
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Can I graft fruiting scions onto my thirty-year-old mulberry trees?

I have 3 mulberry trees that are over 30 years old and have never fruited. They were purchased from a nursery in sets of 2 (one died within a year) and we were told at the time of purchase that there ...
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Why won't my mulberry tree set fruit?

I have a mulberry tree which has been in my garden for 4 years. I bought it at a market and I think it was a seedling. It has grown to a height of 4 metres and is thriving. Each year it has flowered ...
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What is the right way to prune a mulberry tree?

I've planted a dormant bareroot 2' tall mulberry seedling, and I'm wondering what sort of pruning is required. It's a full size tree, not any sort of dwarf variety. It has several branches already. ...
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How long can I keep a Mulberry tree in a large pot without stunting it?

I have a mulberry tree growing in a large pot, about 30-40 litres (about 40-50cm diameter, same depth). How long will it be fine in that size pot, or is it good forever and will just be stunted?
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Can I get rid of sap stains on my mulberry tree?

My mulberry tree was leaking sap earlier and it left ugly black stains down the trunk. The tree has deeply furrowed bark. Can I remove this?