Plant Care Black Mulberry

Black Mulberry

About Black Mulberry

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

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

Taxonomy

Morus nigra
Morus
Moraceae
Rosales

Also known as

Blackberry

How to care for Black Mulberry

Water

How often to water your Black Mulberry

Water needs for Black Mulberry
0.5 cups
every 9

Black 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 Black 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 Black Mulberry in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Black Mulberry: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Black Mulberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Black Mulberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Black Mulberry

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Black 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 Black Mulberry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Black Mulberry

Black Mulberry

Black 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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