Morus Nigra. The Mulberry Tree is a broad-crowned, small deciduous tree with heart-shaped dark green leaves, turning yellow in autumn. Flowers are followed by dark purplish fruits which are edible.
Name: Morus Nigra
Approx. Height and spread: 8M x 8M
Position: Full sun.
Soil Ph: All.
Moisture: Well drained soil. Moist, but well drained soil
‘The ripe fruit is edible and is widely used in pies, tarts, wines, cordials, and herbal teas. The fruit of the black mulberry (native to southwest Asia) has the strongest flavour, which has been likened to ‘fireworks in the mouth’.