Morus rubra

Common name: Red Mulberry

Native plant

Red Mulberry is an understory tree that grows in mesic woods. The tree’s leaves are up to 8 inches across and long. The fruit is very edible and loved by birds. The non-native White Mulberry is a noxious weed that seems to sprout everywhere. Red mulberry, which is far less common, does not seem to be a noxious weed even though it produces a loft of seed. The bark was used by the Indians to make rope and cloth.

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Pricing

Pricing information per unit for 5 gallon growing method
1 to 10 units $22
11 to 24 units $19
25 or more units $16.50

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Plant Details

Plant type

Tree

Soil type

Dry Mesic, Mesic (Not to Wet Not to Dry)

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade, Shade

Bloom period

Spring

Growth form

Single trunk

Growth rate

Fast

Flower color

Green White

Fall color

Yellow

Size

Mature height
20 Feet
Mature width
20 Feet
Max height
30 Feet
Max width
30 Feet

Additional information

Loved by birds Edible fruit

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