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Morus rubraMorus rubra

red mulberry, moral

Photograph(s) by*: UWI KK

Characteristics

Height: 35-60'
Spread: 35-60'
Flowers: May-Jun.; greenish
Fruit: Jun.-Jul.; red; berry
Fall color: yellow

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: 5-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

floodplains, river valleys, moist hillsides

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE PA NY WV VA

Wildlife

Songbird *

Notes

fruit sweet



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1328.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004