Red Mulberry Tree

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$14.95
SKU:
L-6139-RM
Scientific Name:
Morus Rubra
Hardiness/Growing Zone:
4-8
Sun Exposure:
Full to Partial Sun
Growth Rate Per Year:
12-24 Inches
Average Mature Height:
40-70 Feet
Average Mature Spread:
40-50 Feet
Soil Type:
Sandy, loamy, or clay
Soil Moisture:
Well-Drained
Fall Color:
Yellow
Edible:
Yes
Fruit/Nut:
Fruit
Wildlife Attractant:
Birds and small mammals
Flowering:
Yes
Flower Color:
Yellow, green
Can’t Ship To:
AK, HI, CA
Shipping Height:
18-24 Inches
Self-Fertile:
No

Product Overview

Morus Rubra

The Red Mulberry Tree grows well in USDA Hardiness Zones 4-8. It typically thrives in Full to Partial Sun and has a 12-24 Inches growth rate per year. Once full grown they can reach a height of 40-70 Feet and 40-50 Feet in spread. The Red Mulberry does best in Well-Drained Sandy, loamy, or clay soil. The berries produced by the mulberry trees are edible when ripe and are used to make desserts, wine, tea, and supplements. Mulberry trees are self-fertile, so you only need one to yield a crop. In general, it can take up to two to three years for everbearing mulberry trees to fruit.  The wood of red mulberries can be used to smoke meat and Cherokee tribes weaved fine fabric using the soft inner wood fibers.  In fall expect to see the leaves transition to a beautiful hue of Yellow. Be ready to see a variety of wildlife drawn to the Red Mulberry as they can attract Birds and small mammals. Once in bloom the flowers will be Yellow, green in color. When receiving your plant they will ship to you between 18-24 Inches in height. We unfortunately cannot send these to the following states: AK, HI, CA. We apologize! We only ship to the Continental U.S. and some states and the USDA have restrictions on specific plants. Please refer to the above section for a breakdown of the plant details and information. Happy Planting!  

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  • 3
    Red Mulberry

    Posted by Unknown on 06/03/21

    I’ve received my plant about a month ago, it did not leaf out yet. I’m patiently waiting to see if it will make it or not. I scratched the bark and it is going into brown mode. Hopefully, I’ll see some leaves sometime soon and hope it survives, all my other plants from this store are doing great!

  • 5
    Little but mighty

    Posted by Ella Denney on 01/24/20

    I love the roots on this guy, should take off with ease.