How To Prevent Mulberry Tree Fruit From Developing

Question From: Livonia, Michigan, United States
Q: How can I prevent the fruit from my mulberry tree from developing? It drops from the tree for a good part of the summer and is pretty messy. Makes it difficult to use the yard. Thank you for your help, Rosemary Schofield

A: Rosemary, Monterey chemical company makes a growth regulator called Florel that prevents fruit formation on mulberry trees. It must be applied when the tree is in bloom. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy