Select right area
Selection of an area plays vital role in the growth of the Mulberry plant. Like other plants, it also needs proper soil, sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide. Select an area that contains well-drained soil and receives proper sunlight.
Water during first year
After planting the tree, you really have to concentrate on your Mulberry plant during the first year as it is very crucial in its growth and sustenance. Single but very deep watering once per week is enough during the initial year. However, make sure that soil damp, but not squelchy at all.
Watering after first year
If the Mulberry plant survive the first year and stabilize its roots into the soil, change the watering procedure for it. Water it only during extensive dry periods. The dry soil around the plant is a hint for you that your mulberry plant wants to drink water.
Fertilization is important for the growth and health of your plant. Fertilize your Mulberry plant during spring season, with the help of a standardized 10-10-10 analysis tree fertilizer. Otherwise visit your nearest plant nursery and talk to the garner for his or her skilful tips. Make sure to thoroughly study the manufacturer’s instructions given on the packaging to get a proper idea of the ratio of fertilizer.
Prune the tree
Prune your mulberry tree properly in order to keep it in proper shape and health. Trim off the unwanted and extra branches so the other parts of the plant receive proper water and food. Winter season is the perfect time to prune your Mulberry tree as it is the time when the plant sheds off its leave and provides you with an opportunity to identify the unwanted branches. Check out the simple method to Prune Trees and Shrubs.