- Silkworm Lifecylce Rearing and Cocooning kit
- Live Silkworms raised on leaves
- Leaves on sale!
- Live Silkworms raised on chow
- Silkworm Netting/Mesh for sale!
- LIVE cocoons and eggs for sale
- Exotic Silkworm Color Chow
- Mulberry Chow
- Silk Products
- Care Sheet 101
- Shipping and Live Guarantee Policy
- Customer Review
- About the Legend of Lady Silkworm
- Contact Me
- Care to take a survey?
- Lady Silkworm care sheet
- Link Page
- Atomy by Lady Silkworm
You can cut down the branches as you go, as this forces new shoots from the base. It takes time, but they will develop shoots, much like a bamboo forest. But if you shouldn't cut all the branches down until the end of the season if you want it to remain a bush. This forces the trunk to harden (you are artificially dwarfing it, like you do with a bonsai) and many new shoots will spring up next season. If you want it to be a tree, leave the central branch, and let it develop smaller branches off the knots.
A once little girl who dreamed of silkworms growing on mulberry trees...