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Mulberry tree identification 
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Post Mulberry tree identification
At our property we have a Mulberry tree. It has been very damaged by the children who lived there previously and while it looks healthy from a distance, close up tells a different story. I am planning on removing it and want to replant an identical type of mulberry to replace it.

Unfortunately I only have an autumn leaf photo and a whole bare tree photo, but what I'm wondering is whether it is a white mulberry or not.
Can anyone help.

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I have emailed an online seller, who just has not got back to me at all, and I would say if this is the way they run their business I doubt I'll buy any tree's off them anyway.
Anyone else on the forum grow mulberries? Any help appreciated.

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Sun Jun 16, 2013 7:31 pm
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Post Re: Mulberry tree identification
I used to have Mulberries J. Black ones - and after just reading how big the trees grow I think the currentowners ofthe house may be in for a spot of trouble in a couple of years :shock:

But I have to say determining weather it was a white or not thats a another question :o

Maybe wait till it fruits and then you will know for sure ;)

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Sun Jun 16, 2013 8:48 pm
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Due to the timing of tree fellers/fellows :lol: coming in, I more than likely don't have time to wait until it fruits. But worthy of mentioning thanks :) .

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Post Re: Mulberry tree identification
Are you sure it can't be saved? Maybe a good prune? Seems a shame to cut down a tree with that much of a head start over whatever you would replace it with.
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Mon Jun 17, 2013 6:17 am
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Mulberries re-shoot and sucker readily so you might find new ones popping up if you remove it. Maybe all it needs is a good prune and a feed and water in Spring to rejuvenate it. I suspect that you will need to see the fruit to identify what sort it is.

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Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:15 am
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Post Re: Mulberry tree identification
Even though the tree looks fine in the photo, close up is a different story.
On one side, half the trunk is missing (chopped out), it has screws & nails hammered into it all over the place :x even up into the higher branches , and has been very poorely sawed at in various places making it very unattractive, it is quite unrepairable. I find it quite disturbing that the previous owners kids were just allowed to hack at this beautiful old tree. It's going to be quite close to where our new house will be built and it's not something I'm prepared to leave in it's current state.
I'm wondering if I could strike a cutting.

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Tue Jun 18, 2013 6:00 pm
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Post Re: Mulberry tree identification
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdm5ARzrFbc

skip through to about 2:40 :thumbright

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Tue Jun 18, 2013 6:15 pm
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Thanks, but My comp is so slow atm I'm not able to watch it at all. I'll call my provider tomorrow and tell them they must fix up my internet access NOW, as I have to have mulberries. ;)

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Tue Jun 18, 2013 6:43 pm
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Post Re: Mulberry tree identification
Bummer :(

well the simplified version is cut off a small branch and stick it in the ground. and water well.

The leaves will fall off butafter a couple of weeks it should start to bud - and hey presto you have a Mulberry tree.

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Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:37 pm
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:cheersarm oh it's that simple :cheersarm I'll have loads of mulberry tree's.

Please picture me down at the acres tomorrow busily cutting and plantingImage.......anyone for a mulberry sappling :lol:

Hopefully the green thumb is cranked up. However, I guess I'm off to a head start as all the leaves have fallen off the tree anyway :shock: .

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