Morus alba is a semievergreen, flowering, erect, low branching, small to a medium perennial tree with a broadly spreading canopy. Flowers are green-yellow, borne in erect catkins in the leaf axil’s of the current season growth and spurs on older wood. Flowering takes place from March through to June.
The fruit is a multiple fruit and is composed of lt of berries, typically white. The fruit is edible, sweet. Grows about 5-6m tall with an equal spread. Noted as reaching up to 20m tall with a 10-12m spread and a trunk diameter of 50-60cm in its native habitat. Initially fast-growing to 4m tall in 3 to 5 years.