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Finding a true red mulberry(Morus rubra)  RSS feed

 
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Has anyone out there had any luck finding a nursery online anywhere that carries true red mulberries (bare root or otherwise, I’ll take any I could get) and not just morus alba being mistakenly advertised as morus rubra?
 
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Wildflower.org is the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.  They have a listing of nurseries this tree is available at.  Scroll down to the bottom of the page.

https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=moru2


 
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Gabe Gordon wrote:Has anyone out there had any luck finding a nursery online anywhere that carries true red mulberries (bare root or otherwise, I’ll take any I could get) and not just morus alba being mistakenly advertised as morus rubra?



What country are you in?  If you feel comfortable, please share what part of your country you are in as there are some pretty weird restrictions on where and what trees can ship to different regions.
 
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Sorry, I did not get to finish my post as my dog wanted to go out.

This one is on the list and offers mail orders:

ArcheWild Native Nurseries

2191 Hillcrest Road
Quakertown, PA 18951

Region: Mid-Atlantic
Phone: 855-752-6862
Fax: 855-752-6862

Web: www.ArcheWild.com
 
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raven ranson wrote:

What country are you in?  If you feel comfortable, please share what part of your country you are in as there are some pretty weird restrictions on where and what trees can ship to different regions.



I am in the United States, southern Georgia
 
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This might be what you're looking for https://oikostreecrops.com/products/red-mulberry/?search=mulberry
 
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I bought a couple from these folks in Ontario.
http://puslinchnaturallynativetrees.ca/the-plight-of-the-red-mulberry/
 
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Mulberry are notorious for hybridizing, and with the white and red growing together its hard to say what is what.  To make matters more confusing, they have very similar leaf shape and appearance.  But generally the red has darker and thicker leaves with a matte appearance as opposed to thin light colored and shiny.  The white also has leaves that are slightly pubescent.

I also think that the leaf shape variation from heart shaped leaves are female and the grape leafed/lobed is the male plants as mulberry are dioecious (male and female on separate plants).
 
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