Why is my mulberry tree not fruiting?
I have a mulberry tree about three years old and has lovely pale green leaves and what looks like the beginnings of fruit (tiny little cones) but then the fruit comes to nothing and dies off is it because it’s too young or does it need a partner tree
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Most cultivars are self fertile. Some are not, and will be labeled as such.
Depending on the age of the tree, and whether it was grown from seed or cutting. This can take a few months, or up to 6 years or so to fruit.
To know if what you are seeing is a flower, it should resemble a small soft sea urchin. A green "ball" with white hairs protruding from all sides.
This article will help you to care for these trees: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/fruitless-mulberry/how-to-grow-mulberry-trees.htm