Variety description: The king mulberries. Fruits measure one average about 3'' long with some reports of up to 4 1/2” long. Sweet and flavorful a favorite of kids visiting the nursery. Very productive.
Site requirements: Full sun location. Like other fruit trees, mulberries will do well in fertile, well drained soil. Soil pH of 6.5 is ideal.
Hardiness: USDA zones 7-10. In USDA zones 6 and below, grow in a container and bring it into the garage for the winter, or grow in a greenhouse or hoop house.
Size at maturity: With training when young and semi-annual pruning, mulberries can be maintained at 15-20'.
Plant size: Own root tree, 1-2' tall, grown in 2 quart container..
When we ship: Available for late summer/early fall 2019 shipping.
Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.