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Morus alba ‘Laciniata’

White mulberry

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMarch & July
  • Height8m to 10m
  • Spread7m to 10m
  • Growth HabitUpright horizontal
  • Flower ColourGreen
  • Leaf ColourLight green

Description

Morus alba ‘Laciniata’ (White mulberry). This deciduous, spreading tree bears rounded, deeply lobed, glossy, mid green leaves turning yellow in autumn. In the summer, pink, red to purple fruit are produced.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree

Other common names

Mulberry

Origin

China

Interest and use

Shade, ornamental

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

They will grow in a wide range of conditions, but do best in fertile, well-drained soil with a sunny, sheltered position.

Propagation

You can propagate from cuttings.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to canker, coral spot and mildew.

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