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Zones: 6 to 9
Mature Height: 40 to 60 feet
Mature Spread: 40 to 50 feet
The Red or American Mulberry is more open and irregular than the white mulberry. Bark is a red-brown colour and becomes ridged with age. Dark green leaves, dark red or purple fruit. Native to eastern and central North America. Good wildlife attractor.
When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Red or American Mulberry has a rapid growth rate. It grows up to 60 feet in height and 40 to 50 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 6 to 9. Prefers rich, moist, well-drained soil full or partial sun.
How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours, repeat process daily for 4 days
Stratification: Cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: Surface sow and keep moist, tamp the soil, keep moist, mulch the seed bed, can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination
Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 40 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.
If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.