Paper Mulberry, Broussonetia Papyrifera ( 1 Kg ) - Seeds
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Broussonetia papyrifera is a deciduous Tree growing to 9 m (29ft) by 9 m (29ft) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) 8 and is frost tender. It is in flower from Aug to September, and the seeds ripen from Sep to November.
The flowers are dioecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but only one sex is to be found on any one plant so both male and female plants must be grown if seed is required)The plant is not self-fertile.
Common name: paper mulberry, tapa cloth tree
Bloom time: Early spring, Late spring, Mid spring.
Height: 9 to 10 m
Difficulty level: Easy
Planting & Care
Paper mulberry is a fast-growing tree, which often produces suckers from its roots. It is grown in many subtropical and warm temperate regions. It will grow on any well-drained soil, and performs best in a sheltered place in full sun. In England, paper mulberry usually grows into a large shrub or small tree, but can grow into a large tree in areas with long, hot summers.
It can withstand temperatures down to at least -5°C. When grown for paper-making, it is coppiced (regularly cut at near ground level) to produce a shrubby bush. Propagation is by seed, cuttings or root suckers.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: It will grow on any well-drained soil.
Water: Small amount of water.
Key Uses: Cloth- and paper-making, medicinal, ornamental.
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