Himalayan Mulberry, Pakistan Mulberry, Shatoot

Morus macroura

Family: Moraceae (mor-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Morus (MOR-russ) (Info)
Species: macroura (mah-kroh-OOR-uh) (Info)

Category:

Edible Fruits and Nuts

Trees

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Deciduous

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hampton, Florida

Prestonsburg, Kentucky

Pearland, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 5, 2013, sladeofsky from Louisville, KY (Zone 6b) wrote:

Very distinctive. The best for long sweet fruit. It is actually hardy to zone 6. It can take heat and humidity better than M. nigra, the other species for recommended for its fruit. It grows well both in the South and the Pacific coast.

Neutral

On Nov 17, 2010, Levan from Rawalpindi,
Pakistan wrote:

The fruit leaves messy stains when it falls from the tree. The flowers are actually "catkins".

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