Fruitless Mulberry Trees
Q.

Fruitless Mulberry Pruning

Anonymous added on March 23, 2014 | Answered

I have a fruitless mulberry plant that I pruned late in the winter, but there were several tall branches that I couldn't reach (the branches alone are taller than my house). I now have an offer to help with the tree, but I don't know if I should do so because the tree is growing new leaf buds. Is now a good time or should I wait?

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on March 23, 2014

The best time to prune mulberries is in winter after the leaves have dropped. Remove broken or diseased branches any time of year. I would not recommend any pruning once the tree begins budding unless you just have to.

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Fruitless Mulberry Trees
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More