Location: Eggers Drive
Native to: Asia
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: deciduous
Comments: Broadleaf deciduous tree native to China. Imported to North America in colonial times as food for silkworms, this tree is a common street and shade tree. Green 3 lobed leaves 5" wide and 7" long, and a gray trunk. Many trees are crosses and hibrids of white, red and black (a native North American species) mulberry. Broad oval growth is the norm.
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