This disease happens only in southern states.
Mar 13, Mulberry flowers are small and inconspicuous. The fruits are numerous and resemble slender blackberries. They do not ripen all at once, but when they are ready they drop from the tree, and can be gathered by covering the ground with a sheet or canvas and shaking the tree.
Japanese loquats--filthy mess with something dying and dropping all year long--and I don't mean the leaves, which are voluminous, but at least not moldy, filthy, or squishy, like the fruit.
Fruits are used for jelly, wine and desserts. Jun 30, One issue with berries falling from mulberry trees is that they can cause a mess. If you want to plant a mulberry tree, don’t plant it near sidewalks or driveways. However, you could grow a fruitless mulberry tree that isn’t messy because it doesn’t produce flowers or fruit. Mulberry Flower. Jul 15, This mulberry tree pest is one that you might not have heard of before, but they’re a common yellow or green caterpillar with a broad, bumpy stripe down their body and a dark head.
The adult form is a white moth with dark wing spots.
Also, ensure the planting location is deep enough as mulberry trees have a deep root system that is excellent for erosion control.
The larvae spin nests at the end of tree branches. Bacterial blight causes black or brown spots on leaves, diseased growths on branches, oozing twigs or growths on the flowers, fruit and stems. Practice good tree care to help the tree resist blight. Canker disease, which turns leaves yellow or brown and causes dead spots on tree trunks, can kill a mulberry tree.
Maintaining a healthy environment for the tree is your only defense for canker disease. Apr 30, Information about Mulberry Trees. Q. Premature Dropping of Leaves on Well-Established Mulberry Tree After a very abundant fruiting and beautiful large green leaves from April/May on, our long well-established mulberry tree is now suffering (starting early Aug.) with massive leaf loss, and remaining leaves are looking wilted and brown, shortly due to fall also I fear!