Plant Care White mulberry

White mulberry

About White mulberry

White mulberry is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that is a fun challenge to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

White mulberry likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.

White mulberry belongs to the morus genus, and is native to China.

⚠️ White mulberry is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.

Taxonomy

Morus alba
Morus
Moraceae
Rosales

How to care for White mulberry

Water

How often to water your White mulberry

Water needs for White mulberry
0.5 cups
every 9

White mulberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of White mulberry

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for White mulberry in your home

Light needs and placement for plant White mulberry: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

White mulberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

White mulberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of White mulberry in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize White mulberry

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for White mulberry: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your White mulberry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

White mulberry can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!


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Care Summary for White mulberry

White mulberry

White mulberry


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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