Che (Chinese mulberry)

Botanical name: Maclura tricuspidata

Crown and root system: This shrub has a medium root system.

Description of the fruit: It is very juicy with a gentle sweetness that is somewhat reminiscent of watermelon. In reality, what looks like a single fruit is really a cluster of small fruits.

Growing regions: All over the country.

Ripening date: During the fall months.

Planting in a container: Possible.

Recommended planting season: All year round.

Varieties sold in our nursery: Che saplings are compound females, characterized by their fertility and high sugar content.

Good to know: Under optimal growing conditions, a mature che tree can produce up to 400 kilograms of fruit in one season.