fertility of the Red Mulberry, Morus rubra

Asked April 6, 2019, 1:27 PM EDT

is the Red Mulberry, Morus rubra self-fertile?!?! please say yes. and what's the fruit quality?

Prince George's County Maryland fruit trees normal growth

2 Responses

Red mulberry trees (Morus rubra) can be either monoecious (male and female flowers on the same plant) OR dioecious (with male and female flowers on separate plants). Here is a profile of Morus rubra, with information on the fruit quality.
https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/all/morus-rubra/

Christa

thank you!! i'll keep an eye out for "catkin-like spikes that appear in early spring"