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Botanical name: Morus nigra 'Jerusalem'
Other names: Black mulberry 'Jerusalem', Common mulberry 'Jerusalem', Sycamine tree 'Jerusalem', Persian mulberry 'Jerusalem'
Variety or cultivar: 'Jerusalem' _ 'Jerusalem' is a small, broad, deciduous tree with heart-shaped, bright green leaves, turning yellow in autumn, and small catkins of tiny, green flowers in late spring and early summer followed by ovoid green, edible fruit turning dark red-black when ready for harvest in late summer.
Morus nigra 'Jerusalem' is: Deciduous
Flower: Green, Insignificant or absent in Spring; Insignificant or absent, Green in Summer
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Pale-yellow in Autumn
Stem: Brown in All seasons
Fruit: Black-red in Summer; Black-red in Autumn
Tree shape: Rounded to broadly spreading
Plant with: Eranthis hyemalis (Winter aconite)
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Pruning: To prevent bleeding, prune in late autumn or early winter.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Morus nigra 'Jerusalem' (Black mulberry 'Jerusalem') will reach a height of 6m and a spread of 3m after 20-50 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Low Maintenance, Wildlife
Cultivation: Plant in spring in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in a sunny position with shelter from cold, drying winds.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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