Mulberry Trees
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can we prune a mulberry tree?

Zone 6566 | peter.allum added on October 29, 2019 | Answered

We live in Toodyay W.A.  A client of ours has a Mulberry tree, size about 4 mtrs by 4 mtrs. It has gotten too big for her garden and she wants it cut down to half.  Can we do it ? We know it is best done in winter. Regards

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BushDoctor
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Answered on October 29, 2019

Sure! They tolerate heavy pruning while in dormancy. It sounds like you have an idea of what you are doing already. This article will offer more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/fruitless-mulberry/how-to-prune-a-mulberry-tree.htm

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