Is this an Edible Berry Tree - Knowledgebase Question

Brisbane, Australia
Question by loganrogerson1
August 27, 2017
We have just moved house and there is this tree in the backyard. What kind of berries are these and are they edible?
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Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
Answer from porkpal
August 27, 2017


It's a Mulberry - edible.

Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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Answer from greene
August 27, 2017


It is a type of Mulberry. Yes, the fruit is edible. The young, healthy, unblemished leaves can also be harvested and dried to make tea.

Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

Answer from plantladylin
August 27, 2017


It reminds me of Mulberry (Morus sp.) but I'm not certain since I don't know if they grow in your part of the world. Compare to some of the photos in our database for Red Mulberry (Morus rubra)

Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

A comment from plantladylin
August 27, 2017
I just googled and found these articles about Mulberry trees in Australia:

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