Shahtoot, Mulberry - 0.5 Kg Seeds
Common name: Russian Mulberry
Color: black, purple, red,
Bloom time: Summer
Height: 10-12 ft
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Choose a warm, sheltered location when growing plant. The vining varieties require a support structure as some can get 15 feet tall. All plants prefer sun to light shade sites with well-draining and moderately fertile soil. Install the plant in the ground at the same level it was growing in the nursery pot.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: always >5deg
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Plant mulberries in spring as the soil warms up.
- Leave the foliage until it turns brown in the fall.
- This is important so that the plant stores energy for next year’s flowering.
- Cut down the dead stalks in the late fall or early spring.
The closely toothed margin and long drooping catkins distinguish it from White Mulberry. Male catkins are 5-10 cm long including a slender 1.5 cm long, velvety stalk, densely hairy. Female catkins are cylindric, 5-12 cm long including 2 cm long stalk, pendulous,
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