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Pakistani mulberry in PNW?

Posted by winsorw 8 (My Page) on
Wed, Mar 21, 12 at 23:08

Hi,
Has anyone grow Pakistani mulberry in the Seattle area/PNW? Any suggestion?
The info I read says that it can grow to 50 ft. Can it be pruned to keep it smaller?
Thanks


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RE: Pakistani mulberry in PNW?

  • Posted by bboy USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA (My Page) on
    Thu, Mar 22, 12 at 13:49

If your site stays above ~10F most of the time try Morus nigra instead. The true black mulberry (as opposed to M. alba with black fruits) is a small, fig-like tree, supposed to produce large fruits of unmatched flavor - although for some reason the otherwise true-to-type one next door to me produces dinky ones that seem to me nothing special at all.


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RE: Pakistani mulberry in PNW?

Thanks bboy, that's a good idea.


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