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Nov 1, 2017 11:32 AM CST
A nice birdie visited 2-3 years ago and blessed me with this tree. It is about 20 feet tall and the leaf resembles a fig except it is rather pointy. The tree and the bird and I all live in zone 7. I dont recall seeing any fruit. Maybe it is still a baby and needs more time. Should it be pruned.
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Name: stone
near Macon Georgia (USA) (Zone 8a)
Plant Identifier Garden Sages Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Nov 1, 2017 11:34 AM CST
Red mulberry. (native)
A keeper!
There are male mulberry trees, the female trees produce the fruit....
There are female trees that have male flowers...

I wouldn't prune yet...
If its a female, and males are nearby, you should see some fruit soon!
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Nov 1, 2017 11:55 AM CST
Awesome. I love native stuff. Maybe it is a female. I am on the edge of a hundred acre hardwood forest so hopefully there is a pollinator. One branch has grown through my wire fence so I think I will snip and repair the fence.
Thank you!

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