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Paper Mulberry, is a small to medium sized deciduous tree native to temperate Eastern Asia and Polynesia. In the Orient, the inner bark is used for making paper, and in Polynesia, it is used for making tapa cloth. Leaves are ovate, 8 inches (20 cm) long, and are either unlobed or variably deeply lobed. They are olive-green, rough above, and velvety pubescent and grayish below.
In the spring, the trees bloom with female flowers forming globose heads and the male flowers in drooping catkins. The fruit is a small syncarp composed of orange-red drupelets.
Broussonetia papyrifera need full sun to partial shade with a rich soil mix.
Gentis - Broussonetia
Rūšis - Papyrifera
Pavadinimas - Paper Mulberry
Spec. paruošimas - Nebūtinas
Klimato zonos - 8 - 10
Aukštis - 15 - 29' / 5 - 9 m
Plotis - 15 - 29' / 5 - 9 m
Augalo tipas - Small Shruby Tree
Vegetacijos tipas - Deciduous
Augimo vieta - Full Sun, Partial Shade
Augimo greitis - Vidutinis
Dirvos PH - Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Dirvos tipas - Light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils, can grow in nutritionally poor soil.
Drėgmės poreikis - Average Water
Žydėjimo laikas - Late winter
Lapų / žiedų spalva - Green / Red
No pre-treatment is required. Sown in the autumn or spring in a greenhouse or pots 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, keep moist, germination usually takes place within 1 - 3 months at 15°c. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter, planting them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, 8 - 12cm long with a heel, July/August in a frame. High percentage. Cuttings of mature wood of the current season's growth, November in a frame. Root cuttings in winter. Layering in spring.