Welcome to the Mason-Lake Conservation District Spring Sale!
The Store is arranged by category.  Once you click on a category, you can click on the item name to learn more about that item.
Items are for pick-up only.  Final date to order: Wednesday, March 1, 2023.  Pickup dates are April 28 & 29, 2023.

If you have questions about our products, please email mason-lake@macd.org or call 231-757-3707 ext. 5 for more information.

Red Mulberry

Common price: $18.00 Our price: $18.00 each

No stock

Cost: $18 per 10 tree bundle
Size: 12-18"
Age: 1-0
Habitat: Many

Red mulberry (Morus rubra)

Type: Tree
Other Names: Moral
: S. Ontario east to Massachusetts, south to S. Florida, west to central Texas and north to SE. Minnesota; to 2000 (610 m).
Typical Mature Height: 12-36 ft
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soils: Dry , Moist
Habitat: Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay
Flower Color: White , Green , Brown
Fruit: Black, Purple, Red
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Wildlife Value: Fruits are used by mammals and birds
Uses: Understory tree, Attractive, Fruits ornamental, Native Americans used the fruits fresh and for beverages, breads and cakes, dumplings and preserves, and mixed dried fruits with animal fat for pemmican. Red mulberry fruits have long been used in Appalachia for raw fruit, pies, jams, juice and wine. (Athenic). Ripe fruits are eaten raw or made into pies, jellies, or jams. Also used in breads, muffins, and cakes. (Poisonous Plants of N.C.), Native Americans used the the plant medicinally as a worming agent, remedy for dysentery, laxative and emetic. The wood is used locally for fenceposts, furniture, interior finish, and agricultural implements. Choctaw Indians and many other indigenous people wove cloaks from the fibrous inner bark of young mulberry shoots. Warning: Unripe fruit and milky sap from all parts have low toxicity if eaten. Symptoms include hallucinations and stomach upset. Toxic Principle: Unidentified.


Pick-Up Information - Ludington

Mason County Fairgrounds - Community Building
5302 W. US-10, Ludington, MI  49431

Friday, April 28, 2023 - 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 29, 2023 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Pick-Up Information - Baldwin

Fully Paid Orders Only
Pavillion behind Jones' Ice Cream
Saturday, April 29, 2023
10:00 a.m. to Noon