Dwarf Black Mulberry
This dwarfing form of black mulberry is an excellent choice for the home gardener who is tight on space. Growing as a spreading bush the dwarf black mulberry grows 8-10 feet in height with pruning and produces the delicious deep black fruits that the species is famous for.
Pair Dwarf Black Mulberry with Illinois Everbearing Mulberry for a full summer of mulberry fun!
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 -10° F.
Bearing Age: 2 – 3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 8-12 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: 7
Sunset Western Zone: 2-7
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32, 34-4