Early Bird Mulberry
Early Bird Mulberry is the earliest ripening mulberry we’ve found, ripening its crop beginning in June and extending through July. This is a great one to round out the fruit calendar and get an early start on the mulberry harvest for the season. Plant with Pakistan Mulberry and you’ll have mulberry fruit all year long!
Latin Name: Morus rubra
Site and Soil: Mulberries like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile.
Hardiness: 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