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Paper mulberry

Broussonetia spp.

Murier by Didier Descouens (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

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Paper mulberry Overview

Genus consisting of approximately 11 deciduous shrubs and trees normally grown for their attractive heart-shaped foliage and unusual spherical flowers. They originate from Eastern Asia and their bark fiber is a common material for high-quality paper in China, Korea and Japan. Some species in this genus have been introduced to other areas and they are capable of being invasive.

How to propagate Paper mulberry

Cuttings

By softwood cuttings in summer.

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Paper mulberry

Grown for their foliage and unusual flowers