Varieties: Everbearing, Giant, Tice, Pakistani, White. Season: Spring, summer, Everbearing produces throughout the year. Simple heart-shaped leaves to 10. Leaves are cultivated in many parts of the world as food for silk worms. Fast growing, semi-deciduous, spreading tree. Inconspicuous green/white flowers 1/2 to 1 1/4 catkins appear in late Winter to early Spring. Fruit goes from red to black as it ripens, 3/4 to 8 long. Flower to fruit in 21-30 days.