Mulberry - White Shahtoot

Scientific Name: 
Morus macroura
Family Name: 
Moraceae
Plant Description: 
A leafy spreading tree producing a sweet fruit about 10cm long that can be red, black or white in colour.
Plant Height: 
5-7m
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Medicinal
Animal Fodder
Of Interest: 
All mulberries contain Reservatol which is believed to prevent cancer. They also may delay the onset of Parkinsons and Alzheimers disease. Traditional medicines containing mulberrries are used to treat many ailments like ashma, insomnia and high blood pressure. Birds love the fruit produced so cover them up if you don't want to share!
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Medium Tree
Climate: 
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Sub-Tropical
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Deciduous

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