DECIDUOUS. Self pollinating. Grown not only for their fruit, Mulberry trees are also used for ornamental purposes. The most flavorful berries come from the black mulberry (Morus nigra). These trees are native to western Asia. Generally takes 3 years to start producing fruit. Prefers full sun and it will grow in more extreme climates tolerating hot days, periods of drought and frost. Mature height to 3m, width 4m.