[CT Birds] mulberry trees
jmrcnslt at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 14 11:19:00 EDT 2010
Another tree that produced berries and is a favorite of the Cedar Waxwings (at least where I work) is the Shadblow. It's not an overly attractive tree when blooming, but it does have loads of berries.
> Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 09:15:37 -0400
> From: kvda at optonline.net
> To: Hopkinsus at cs.com
> CC: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] mulberry trees
> The two ancient ones we had, one white, one red, both died and I ordered
> one on line to replace them as they were bird and wildlife magnets in
> our yard. I think it was Italian (chosen as it was self-pollinating and
> I didn't know if there were others in the neighborhood). It did
> beautifully until this year when it didn't leaf out. I checked and it
> had been girdled by mice (or something). I'm going to plant another and
> this time protect the trunk.
> Kathy Van Der Aue
> On Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 10:19 PM, Hopkinsus at cs.com wrote:
> > What varieties are people using to attract birds? I know of only one
> > variety native to the US, and that's native to Texas.
> > Amy Hopkins
> > Guilford
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