Native, care-free fruit tree that produces delicious berries! Red mulberry is the native cousin to our common, wild, black and white mulberries. Vigorous and rapid growers, they establish very quickly and will fruit within 1-3 years of planting! The berries differ from our black mulberries in that they are longer, thinner, more firm and have a distinct, tangy-sweet cherry-like flavor that is just delicious. Trouble free. Large, attractive heart-shaped leaves provide excellent shade. Can be kept smaller through pruning, but they become a nice medium-sized shade tree if left unpruned. Not well-known but worth growing! These are UNESEXED (gender not identified) seedlings, may be either male (non fruiting) or female (fruiting). Planting more than 1 ups the chances of getting a fruiting female. If you want sure fruit production, please choose a grafted mulberry from our selections.
Resistant to: Mulberries are remarkably resistant to diseases and insects in general.
Pollination: Mulberries need no pollination to set fruit. UNESEXED seedlings, may be either male (non fruiting) or female (fruiting).
Plant Size: Bare-Root from March-April, 1-2′ tall. May-November potted in tree tubes, Certified Organic potting mix, no synthetic chemicals or sprays used.
Zones 5-10 (estimate)