Mulberry Trees
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how to keep a mulberry tree from producing fruit

Zone east | cauthejc added on May 30, 2012 | Answered

While the tree is providing shade, the berries are messy. The flies are awful and I am constantly cleaning up the mulberries.

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Heather
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Answered on June 4, 2012

I think what you have is a mulberry tree. It can be tricky to keep them from fruiting. There is no DIY method, but you can have a tree specialist come out and spray the tree with a sterilizing spray. It has to be done yearly, and typically the tree will still produce some fruit. It is just the amount will be greatly reduced.

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