Cricket Hill Garden
Variety description: This productive variety is from Korea, but has been grown successfully in North America from California, to Ontario, Canada to Kentucky and Thomaston, Connecticut. Large (1.5-2'' x .5'') dark purple fruit ripen early, and continue to produce over a three week period in mid-summer. Trees come into bearing early. Excellent flavor.
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 5-9.
Size at maturity: With training when young and semi-annual pruning, mulberries can be maintained at 15-20'.
Plant size: Grafted tree, 3' tall with strong central leader.
Nursery availability: Spring 2020
Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.