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Red Mulberry (Morus rubra)

Nativ Nurseries
RMRedMull
Fruit Tree
$7.99
1.Stellar Growth Rates. Red Mulberry grows incredibly fast! It can easily double or triple the growth rate of many of the more common wildlife friendly tree’s we’re all used to growing. Every tree lover needs to plant a few of these simply to watch them grow so fast! 2.Fruit Production...
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1.Stellar Growth Rates.

Red Mulberry grows incredibly fast! It can easily double or triple the growth rate of many of the more common wildlife friendly tree’s we’re all used to growing. Every tree lover needs to plant a few of these simply to watch them grow so fast!

2.Fruit Production at a VERY Young Age.

On a good site, it isn’t uncommon at all to see flowering and fruiting begin in the 3rd or 4th growing season. And considering the trees grow so fast, they have the capability to produce large quantities of fruits by the time they are 5-6 years of age. If you’re impressed by sawtooth oak, and the now popular chestnuts, you need to see what mulberry can do!

3.Deer LOVE to Eat the New Growth.

We don’t want deer eating the actual trees we plant, which is why we use tree protectors. What we do want, is deer eating the small volunteer sprouts growing under and around the parent tree. Deer simply can’t resist mulberry leaves, and they’ll hone in on areas where volunteer seedlings proliferate. If volunteer seedlings make it to the sapling stage, they can then be hinge cut to provide more food and cover.

4.First Fruits of the Year, and Wildlife Devour Them.

Mulberry fruits are the very first to mature, as early as late April in the deep south. That’s right- on years with an early spring, they can actually mature and begin dropping before turkey season is over in many states. Everything in the forest likes to eat mulberry fruits, so GameKeepers can use them for a multitude of scenarios such as: attracting late season turkeys, trapping predators (check your state regs), trail camera hotspots, increasing pollinator habitat, and attracting songbirds.

5.Great Snack for Humans.

Although not related, mulberries look much like Rubus species- blackberries, dewberries, etc. Mulberries mature sooner than the  Rubus species, effectively lengthening your foraging season. Mulberries are extremely nutritious, carrying high contents of vitamins C, K, and B-1 along with a generous amount of iron and fiber. The flavor is mild, earthy, and sweet.

So whether your planting a small orchard on the edge of your food plot, a few trees in a clearing in the woods, alongside a walking trail or behind your cabin, Mulberry Trees are a MUST HAVE for any GameKeeper.

Zone: 5 - 9
Soil pH: 4.5 - 7.0
Wildlife Value: Favorite food of songbirds, wild turkey, opossum, raccoon, and hogs.
Site Preference: Moist hillsides, floodplains, river valleys. Prefer rich well drained soil.
Nut Maturity Date: Early Summer
Zone 5-9

Customer Reviews

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Anonymous
Very leggy

The trees came dry and very leggy. I cannot get them to stand up even in a tree tube

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Angela Schenk
Great trees

Trees arrived with leaves out, packed great and very healthy. We planted them and put tubes around the trees to keep the deer off them.

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Teri Lehman
My new “go to” place for native trees and flowers.

Great service and the trees are very high quality!

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Clayton wassilak
All in good shape

All 10 that I ordered look great so far

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Kyle James
Trees

Excellent products and shipped quickly and packed perfectly. Couldn’t be happier with the new trees. Will definitely be ordering more.

Live plants and seedlings: Orders without a specific ship date selected at check out are shipped via UPS the first shipping day following the day the order is received. In order to ensure our live plants and seedlings are delivered in the best shape we do not ship on Friday Saturday or Sunday. You may select a shipping date up to six weeks from purchase date at check out.
Pre-Ordered Live plants and seedlings: Pre Ordered live plants and seedlings will be shipped when the stock is up to standard beginning in October or Fall Pre Orders and March for Spring Pre Orders. Shipping for pre-orders is calculated on our standard shipping rates and is in addition to any in stock live plant or seedling charges on you order. All shipping is due at the time of purchase, notifications and tracking will be sent when the order ships.
Native Seed and Forb Blends : Native Seed and Forb blends are custom blended and shipped via UPS from Kentucky please allow three days from the day the order is received until shipment. We do not ship Native Seeds and Forb Blends on Saturday or Sunday.
No Refund Policy: Mossy Oak Nativ Nurseries (Nativ Nurseries) guarantees that our product will arrive in good condition, alive, and true to its name as labeled. We take care in packaging our products. If your order is incorrect or does not arrive in good condition, contact our customer service desk within five (5) business days from your receipt of the product to report any mistake in your order or damage to the product. No refunds will be given however but, we will fix our mistake or rectify any damage by replacing the product at our expense. Nativ Nurseries makes no warranty, expressed or implied for any certain rate of growth or productivity for any of our plant products. Nativ Nurseries will not be responsible for crop failure, damage to products after the customer has received an order, or injuries due to non-recommended zone planting, frost damage, or any man made or natural cause beyond our control. Nativ Nurseries will consider replacing an order if a claim is made in writing or e-mail within five (5) business days from your receipt of the product explaining in detail what problems have occurred. However, Nativ Nurseries reserves the right to refuse replacement at any time.
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Red Mulberry (Morus rubra)
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