Morus alba var. tatarica
Morus alba var. tatarica (is a medium sized wide fully hardy perennial deciduous tree. It grows well in direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. It looks best in Autumn and Summer. )
Morus alba var. tatarica grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5.5 (very acidic ranges from 5.2 to 5.5) to 8.5 (alkaline ranges from 8.1 to 8.5). It is adapted to chalk, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, peat, sandy clay, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils.
This is a rounded tree has an ultimate height of 6m / 19.7ft and spread of 5m / 16.4ft. It can take 11-15 years to reach its ultimate height.
The leaves are green in Spring and Summer and brown in Autumn. They are in shape.
Borders, fruit edible, low maintenance, specimen/accent plant, wind break and small garden/space.
Fruit and seed
The fruit is cream and red. There is a fruit/seed abundance beginning in Summer and ending in Autumn.
Progagation and germination
Propagation techniques include seed. The seed can be germinated by cold stratification / cold moist prechilling.-28°C / -18.4F to 11-15 years 6m / 19.7ft 5m / 16.4ft
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|Specific epithet ?||alba|
|Russian mulberry (Ireland)|
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