Shahtoot, Mulberry, Tuti ( Big Leaves ) - Plant

Morus, a genus of flowering plants commonly known as mulberries.
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About Shahtoot

Morus comprises 10 to 16 species of deciduous trees. Mulberries are fast-growing when young, but soon become slow-growing. The mulberry tree has a spreading habit and becomes crooked and gnarled with time, making an architectural feature. It has attractive leaves. Immature fruits are white, green, or pale yellow.

In most species the fruits turn pink and then red while ripening, then dark purple or black, and have a sweet flavor when fully ripe.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height19 inch (48 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Shahtoot, Mulberry, Tuti
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 10 m
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Early autumn or May
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Staking mulberry trees in the early years will prevent windrock, leading to good root development.
  • Shahtoot responds to applied water and nutrients.
  • Shahtoot can be pruned during winter dormancy or rainy season.

    Shahtoot care

    Plant mulberries in spring as the soil warm up. Tolerant of a range of soils, mulberries can be grown against walls if space is limited. You can also propagate mulberry trees from cuttings. Mulching also resists heat in summer, so a top layer of mulch is a good idea for a mulberry tree growing in a warm climate. Plant the cuttings/saplings at a spacing of 75 / 105 cm x 90 cm.

    Sunlight Full sun
    Watering Keep the soil moist
    Soil Moist, loamy soil
    Temperature 20 to 28 degrees C
    Fertilizer In late winter, apply a general purpose fertilizer. In spring, apply a mulch of organic matter such as well-rotted manure.
    Harvest Season Late spring and summer

    Shahtoot special feature

    Fruits

    Shahtoot uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • It can be used as a foliage plant

    Medicinal Use:

    • This plant is used in many pharmaceutical preparations

    Culinary Use:

    • Berries can be collected and eaten, in addition to the leaves which are used for tea
    • Mulberries are also made into pies, tarts, jellies, syrups, marmalade, juice and wine
    • They can be dried and used as a snack, or in puddings or oatmeal cookies and muffins

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    How to grow mulberry plant?

    Mulberry Plant is grown by seeds and cuttings. Consider the following points to grow plant. 1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    When to plant mulberry bush?

    Mulberry is mainly planted in the month of July – August.

    Are mulberry poisonous?

    No, Mulberries are not poisonous as per published research findings.

    Where to plant mulberry bush?

    You can plant a Mulberry plant preferably outdoors, in pot or in ground at a spot receiving direct bright sunlight for more than 6 hours a day. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to eat mulberry fruit?

    You can mix fresh Mulberries with other fruits, add them to smoothies, put them in salads, or just eat them as they are.

    How to propagate mulberry plant?

    You can propagate a Mulberry plant through seeds or cuttings. To propagate Mulberry by cuttings consider the following points. 1. To propagate take pencil size cutting of well mature stem to a length of 16-18 cm and remove any flowers leaves from it. 2. Then dip bottom of the cutting in rooting hormone, and Place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the cuttings. 3. Rooting will start within 1-2 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to plant mulberry tree?

    To Plant Mulberry plant consider the following points. 1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil which is rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct bright sunlight for more than 6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get more than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June July).

    Can you plant a mulberry tree in a pot?

    Yes you can plant a Mulberry tree in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes.

    Can you eat mulberry fruit?

    Yes, you can eat Mulberry fruit.

    Does mulberry fruit have seeds?

    Yes, Mulberry fruit has seeds.

    When to plant mulberry seeds?

    Plant Mulberry seeds in the month of July – August.

    What is mulberry plant?

    Mulberry is perennial deciduous fruit plant in the family Moraceae.

    How to prune mulberry plant?

    Plant need little pruning to develop a strong structure. Remove broken, dead, dying, or damaged branches by using clean cutting shear. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to plant mulberry cuttings?

    To plant Mulberry cuttings consider the following points. 1. To propagate take pencil size cutting of well mature stem to a length of 16-18 cm and remove any flowers leaves from it. 2. Then dip bottom of the cutting in rooting hormone, and Place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the cuttings. 3. Rooting will start within 1-2 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    When to plant mulberry cuttings?

    Plant Mulberry cuttings in January-February month



    Reviews

    Wednesday, 22 January 2020

    Awesome packing for live plant.?

    Marudadu RajyaLakshmi

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019

    Plant is in good health.. I m really happy with this little one.

    Dhiraj Gome

    Sunday, 17 November 2019

    Got the plant in excellent shape. Looks great!

    Mariam Javed

    Friday, 15 November 2019

    very durable plant to a wide range of conditions

    Aarti Khadilkar

    Monday, 04 November 2019

    Looking Good ....survived!!!!!!

    Swarnika Raghu

    Sunday, 03 November 2019

    I am staying in Bangalore so delivery time may damage the plant?

    sonia

    Friday, 01 November 2019

    As good as shown in the website, plant is healthy. Packing was awesome.

    Ankit Singh

    Thursday, 31 October 2019

    Amazed us with safe and sound delivery

    Swati Singh

    Wednesday, 30 October 2019

    Pot seems to be really small. DO I have to shift the plan to the bigger pot as it starts growing in a few months?

    Amita Raje

    Wednesday, 30 October 2019

    I ve never ordered a plant online before. Will the plant not die doing delivery?

    Kiran Mayi

    Tuesday, 29 October 2019

    Very happy with product. All the leaves were green and fresh. A very nice product in such a affordable price

    Jameshox

    Friday, 25 October 2019

    This plant is exactly what I wanted.

    Ashraf Hassan

    Sunday, 13 October 2019

    Does it comes with soil?

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    Tuesday, 01 October 2019

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    Monday, 02 July 2018

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    Friday, 29 June 2018

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    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    It is easiest to grow houseplant.

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    Sunday, 24 June 2018

    excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though.

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    Friday, 22 June 2018

    Buy this just 2 weeks ago .and its growing very nice

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    Tuesday, 19 June 2018

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    Monday, 18 June 2018

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    Friday, 15 June 2018

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    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

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    Saturday, 09 June 2018

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    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

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    MANIK SAHA

    Friday, 01 June 2018

    This is one of my favorite plants.

    Ashish Bhujbal

    Tuesday, 29 May 2018

    when I put the plant indoors totally, it started having yellow leaves.

    Yejvender Thakur

    Wednesday, 23 May 2018

    Is the item durable?

    surinder sood

    Friday, 18 May 2018

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    Kiran Mayi

    Friday, 18 May 2018

    Couldn t find it anywhere else.

    loken

    Tuesday, 15 May 2018

    when I opened the box I was amazed at how well this plant was packaged and how healthy they all were.

    Sahithi Vudayagiri

    Saturday, 12 May 2018

    It is easiest to grow houseplant.

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    Friday, 08 December 2017

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    Sunday, 17 September 2017

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    Suman Goyal

    Wednesday, 30 August 2017

    I like the plant, this is the only plant survive 7 days in traffic and after 2 days it becomes healthier again.

    Pukhrambam Kavita

    Saturday, 26 August 2017

    Excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though

    Joshi Prisy

    Tuesday, 11 July 2017

    As good as shown in the website, plant is healthy. Packing was awesome.

    Vïķřãm Śîņğh

    Sunday, 02 July 2017

    Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more

    Shilpa joshi

    Thursday, 29 June 2017

    Plants are alive but flowers have not come out as yet.

    Leena Skaria

    Friday, 09 June 2017

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    Nivedita R

    Monday, 08 May 2017

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    Gaurav Narwania

    Wednesday, 26 April 2017

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    Thursday, 09 February 2017

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