Author Topic: Is this Mulberry Tree White Shatoot?  (Read 267 times)

elouicious

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Is this Mulberry Tree White Shatoot?
« on: May 04, 2022, 09:20:42 PM »
Unfortunately I haven't had any time to pick mulberries in quantity this year but I wanted to keep an eye out for any albino or "sangue-e-latte" fruit on our really old tree to report back to the forum if all of this could be seen on an ungrafted tree

Instead I found that there is what appears to be a seedling tree very close to the base of the old tree that was actually the source of the albino fruits-

I think the person who owned the house before us was into mulberries because there appear to be a few varieties that ripen at slightly different times over the season but we are also in a natural mulberry grove so I am interested if this is a known variety or a new one-

Doesn't look long enough to be of the Australian or Himalayan variety- the taste is 100% sugar










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Re: Is this Mulberry Tree White Shatoot?
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2022, 09:37:30 PM »
No, that is not white shatoot. The white shatoot fruits are longer.

I have a white mulberry that has small fruits like yours, it is suppose to be everbearing, also the leaf nodes should be closer and the tree stays smaller than normal size mulberry trees.

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Re: Is this Mulberry Tree White Shatoot?
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2022, 09:50:09 PM »
This tree does not seem to be everbearing, all the ones here have a pretty distinct season but I will keep an eye on it now-

Thanks Kaz- I was hoping you would chime in

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Re: Is this Mulberry Tree White Shatoot?
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2022, 09:57:40 PM »
I also have a mulberry that has small black fruits about that same size as yours, it is ripe now. Fruit tastes ok.

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Re: Is this Mulberry Tree White Shatoot?
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2022, 09:34:11 PM »
Not White Shatoot.

Morus alba, known as white mulberry, common mulberry and silkworm mulberry.

 

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