The Black Mulberry is a large canopy tree excellent for shadow. It is very elegant cultivated in a rockery garden. Singular or alignment tree. The black mulberry's syrup has been used for gargles against mouth and throat inflammations. The bark of its root has been used as a laxative and against intestinal worms. Mulberries are rich in vitamin C. The leaves feed silkworms and its wood is used in cart and cabinet making.
Deciduous tree growing up to 10m. Large, rough and oval-shaped leaves. Small dark, edible fruits. It prefers light and fresh soils.
Dig a hole at least two or three times as wide and deep as the root ball. Take out the plant from the container and loosen roots to allow them to spread out in all direction. Cut possible broken roots. Mix the soil extracted with a substrate and fill part of the hole with the mixture obtained. Place the plant in the hole and cover with the remaining mixture. Compact the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.