There are several different reasons for the mulberry tree to be fruitless such as they are too young to bear fruit or because the season is not right for the fruit to start appearing on the tree however these reasons do not make the tree a fruitless mulberry tree. There are particular types of mulberry tree that do not bear fruit at any time in their lives. So then why would anyone buy a fruitless mulberry tree? The mulberry tree is a large tree with beautiful colored green leaves. So for ornamental value you might like to consider the fruitless mulberry tree. Not only are these fruitless varieties good looking but you also don’t have to deal with the big mess they make when the mulberries start to drop.
The botanical name for the fruitless mulberry tree is the Morus that has up to 16 varieties of the fruitless species. Often the male trees of the white mulberry tree that is found in China are fruitless because they are designed to pollinate the female trees so that they can bear fruit. The largest of the fruitless mulberry trees can grow up to 50 feet high so the area in which you chose to plant one should have enough space for the root systems to spread out making the tree a healthy one. Consider the surroundings of the tree before you plant one so that it will not hit buildings, power lines or be in a position to fall on something valuable like a house or car.