Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Flowering Period: May - June.
Flower Colour: Pale greenish-white
Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
Habit: Morus nigra is effectively a large shrub in the short term (under 10 years) but eventually grows into a small, interestingly gnarled tree.
Height: up to 10 m (32 ft)
Spread: 10 m (32 ft)
Notes: Morus nigra is best grow surrounded by mown or short grass, which cushions the fall of the fruit and also makes them easy to spot when harvesting. This plant is self-fertile.