This Black Mulberry seedling will yield fruit that is unique as it is not a cloned variety, but will still give you that incredible black mulberry flavor. The berries have a unique sweet-tart flavor that is very intense and unique. Often considered the tastiest of all mulberries, this also has the deepest color and will stain your fingers and tongue a joyful shade of purple that can easily be removed by rubbing the fruit of the White Mulberry (Morus alba) on your stained digits.
Check out the Persian Mulberry as it’s the perfect substitute to this seedling
Latin Name: Morus nigra
Site and Soil: Mulberries like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Black Mulberry is self-fertile.
Hardiness: Black Mulberry is hardy to minus 25° F.
Bearing Age: 2 – 3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 12-15 ft. in height
Bloom Time: Spring
Ripening Time: July to September
Yield: 15-25 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Mulberries are not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 4
Sunset Western Zone: 2-7
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32, 34-4