Cricket Hill Garden

Mulberry, 'Illinois Everbearing'

$ 40

 Morus ssp. 'Illinois Everbearing'

Variety description: Large fruit are consistently ranked as having an excellent flavor. Nearly seedless fruit, mature over a long season; early July through August. Extremely hardy and productive. Thought to be a hybrid between Morus rubra and Morus alba.

Chance seedling discovered by Peter Glaser in White County, Illinois, on the bottom-lands of the Wabash River in 1947. Introduced in 1958 by the Burgess Seed and Plant Co., Galesburg, Michigan. 

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.

When we ship:  FALL 2022. Ordering for this tree will open in late spring 2022. If you would like an email notification for when this tree is back in stock, please sign up with the button below.

Shipping restrictions: None.

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