Mulberry trees and silkworms

Fun fact! Generally, mulberry orchards were grown not for their fruit but for their foliage, specifically to rear silkworms, which favor the mulberry tree. Currently, the top countries growing mulberry trees to rear silkworms are China, India, and Japan.

Generally, mulberry orchards were grown not for their fruit but for their foliage, specifically to rear silkworms, which favor the mulberry tree. Currently, the top countries growing mulberry trees to rear silkworms are China, India, and Japan.