Wellington Black Mulberry
Wellington Black Mulberry is an older cultivar and one of the finest cold hardy mulberries for East Coast growers. Wellington also performs quite well in the West. Trees can grow 15-20 feet in height and produce sweet, black berries over a period of several weeks, extending the harvest time of this delicious fruit.
Latin Name: Morus sp.
Site and Soil: Wellington Mulberry likes 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Wellington Mulberry is self-fertile.
Hardiness: Wellington Mulberry is hardy to at least -20° F.
Bearing Age: 2 – 3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 15-20 ft. in height (occasionally up to 25+ ft)
Fruit Color: Black
Bloom Time: Spring
Ripening Time: July to September
Yield: 15-25 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Wellington Mulberry are not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 5-9