Red mulberry trees are often difficult to find in the nursery trade but they can be found growing wild in eastern Canada and the U.
Deep-colored and mature mulberries are richer in plant compounds and have a higher antioxidant capacity than colorless and immature berries , , ,.
Growing Mulberry From Seed Mulberry trees are incredibly easy to grow from seed, as evidenced by the rampant self-seeding they produce.
English clergy wore silk vestments from about 1500 onwards.
Their splashed blood stained the previously white fruit, and the gods forever changed the mulberry's colour to honour their forbidden love.
Some researchers now believe that these reputed cancer-preventive effects may have a scientific basis.
In North America, the white mulberry is considered an invasive exotic and has taken over extensive tracts from native plant species, including the red mulberry.