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Morus nigra


Common Name(s):

Black Mulberry

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Stunning, slow growing, rounded tree with exquisite fruit, this very long living tree starts to adopt a collapsing habit in later life, hence ideal for large gardens

Full Tree Specifications

Mature Size: medium

Time to maturity: more than 50 years

Habit / Shape: oval spreading

Flower colour: green

Weather exposure: happy anywhere

Foliage colour:

  • green
  • yellow

Season of Interest:

  • summer
  • autumn

Soil Moisture:

  • moist but well-drained soil
  • well-drained soil

Soil acidity/alkalinity: happy anywhere

Bark colour: grey-brown bark

Soil Type:

  • chalk
  • clay
  • I don't have a clue
  • loam
  • sand

Sunlight: full sun


  • exposed
  • full sun
  • sheltered

Tree features:

  • edible fruit / nuts
  • attractive foliage
  • attractive bark
  • attractive to wildlife

Possible pests, diseases, problems: leaf spot


  • anniversary
  • Christening
  • memorial
  • valentines

Common Name(s): Mulberry, Black Mulberry

  • Regular watering is essential from Spring until Autumn
  • Check monthly that tree has not rocked
  • Loosen and re tie tree ties annually
  • Keep weed free, and mulch annually