Mulberry Plant Information
Sizing and Spacing
- Mulberries ripen on the tree, changing from red to black when ripe
- Mulberries can produce in the first year
- Mulberries are hardy and can propagate from cuttings
- Plants have a high yield
Fun Facts About Mulberries
Mulberries have been around for a long time- they were mentioned by the ancient Romans! Mulberries were also vital to silk production in China, as silkworms primarily eat Mulberry leaves. Notably, Shakespeare wrote that Mulberries were his most beloved fruit, and there is a Mulberry tree in his garden at New Place, Shakespeare’s final residence.