Morus rubra


40 to 70 feet

Fast rate of growth

Full sun to partial shade

Moderate salt tolerance

Prefers moist rich soil,

but may adapt to dry sites with slower growth.

Cold hardy; zones 4 to 10


An erect tree with a short trunk and spreading crown and

 briefly deciduous, highly variable leaves, sometimes deeply lobed.

Spikes of inconspicuous flowers in spring are followed by red to black fruits in late summer.

Excellent wildlife attractor.

Excellent native edible fruit.