'Pakistan' Red Mulberry
(Morus rubra 'Pakistan')

  • The mulberry makes an attractive tree which will bear fruit while still small and young.  In the South on rich soils the red mulberry can reach 70 ft. in height.
  • Mulberries need full sun and also adequate space. The distance between trees should be at least 15 ft. The trees should not be planted near a sidewalk, driveway or patio. The fallen fruit will not only stain the walkway, but are likely to be tracked indoors.
  • Mulberries generally thrive with minimal fertilization.  The trees are quite wind-resistant with some cultivars used as windbreaks.  They are also somewhat drought-resistant, but need to be watered in dry seasons.  If the roots become too dry during drought, the fruit is likely to drop before it has fully ripened.
  • Our ‘Pakistan’ cultivar originated in Pakistan and has extremely large, sweet ruby-red fruit 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 inches long with firmer flesh than most other named cultivars.   The tree has large heart-shaped leaves that become lobed over time. This cultivar is recommended for the deep South and mild winter areas, but usually performs satisfactorily in cooler areas.

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