Morus rubra

Red Mulberry

Family: Moraceae Mulberry

Type Tree
USDA Hardiness range 5A - 9B
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Green, yellow
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Pollard
Height 40' to 70' / 12.20m to 21.40m
Spread 35' to 45' / 10.60m to 13.80m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Blue, purple
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attracts birds, native to North America, invasive