White Mulberry (Morus alba)

Morus alba

Native: China

Location: Long cultivated in other eastern countries and south Europe at the food plant of the silkworm.

Foliage

Leaves are shinier and less downy than the common mulberry.

Flowers

Morus alba

Flowers are in separate catkins, males in longer spikes than females, which are about 1.2cm long.

Fruits

Morus alba

Fruits are about 1.2-2.5cm long, usually white or pink, sometimes dark purple.