The white mulberry does exhibit fruit production. It is capable of producing berries, that are posionous when unripe. When ripe, they are edible and have a generally sweet, bland flavor. Consumption of unripe berries can result in stomach upset, nervous system stimulation and hallucinations. The fruit is around 1–1.5 cm long. In the wild it is deep purple, but in many cultivated plants it varies from white to pink.