Mulberry

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Several species of deciduous trees in the mulberry family exist. The red mulberry trees, or morus rubra, are the ones most common in North America, as it’s native to the United States. The morus alba, also known as the Russian mulberry or white mulberry, is another well-known species.

Since a mulberry is a drought tolerant tree, it can grow in even the roughest places, including USDA Hardiness Zones from 4b to 9a. The tree can tolerate temperatures as low as -36-celsius, but can also grow in subtropical environments. The Russian Mulberry (morus alba) has the best resistance to the cold.

Mulberry trees have dense foliage, which makes them great for shade. Mulberry trees grow fast and many species of the tree require very little attention. Mulberries have good resistance to pests and disease.

Some mulberry trees are self-pollinating, so they don’t always require male-female pairs. Some varieties bear fruit, but not all. These factors make mulberry trees ideal for many applications. The characteristics of these trees are also ideal for those seeking wholesale Russian mulberry or red mulberry trees.

The fruit-bearing mulberries create edible fruit that people use for various reasons. Birds, insects, and small mammals love the fruit as well.

Mulberry trees have use in producing silk, the leaves can become a nutritious tea, and the wood goes towards handicrafts and other works. Many people like the bark for medicinal purposes. The fruit has a tremendous number of uses.

Whether to create nice landscaping or for wholesale commercial business, Russian mulberry and red mulberry trees are a great consideration.