Answer: White Mulberry, is Morus alba. This Asian native is deciduous, with broadly oval leaves 3-5 inches long. In its native habitat, it is cultivated for it leaves for use as food for silkworms. The sweet fruit is usually white, though sometimes pink, and is 1 3/4 inches long.
'Pendula' or 'Teas Weeping' are weeping varieties that stay compact.
Fruitless varieties have been developed, but have been banned in some communities because of the heavy pollen they produce. Nonetheless, they are well adapted to temperature extremes, poor soils and drought, growing quickly and producing deep shade. Drought tolerant once established. Roots can be shallow and invasive.
Height to 50 feet. If it makes any difference, the fruits are edible, but tasteless.
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