White Pakistan Mulberry
White Pakistan Mulberry features the same beautifully elongated fruit as the purple fruited Pakistan mulberry but with strikingly white fruit. Like a hybrid between a string of pearls, a cosmic worm, and your new favorite fruit! We’re not sure if this is a true Morus macroura or just a Morus alba with extremely large and long fruits, but either way its a delicious and unique mulberry.
Exotic, sweet, and delicious, Mulberries are very popular in Central Asia and the Middle East. Now we can grow and enjoy this juicy and nutritious fruit! Mulberry fruit resembles a Blackberry and is delicious eaten fresh and can be dried for tasty winter snacks. Mulberries are pest and disease resistant and form an attractive, small tree with dark green, tropical foliage. Along the ancient Silk Road in Central Asia, Mulberries are widely grown for their foliage, which is used to feed silkworms.
Latin Name: Morus sp.
Site and Soil: Mulberries like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile.
Hardiness: Hardy to 10° F.
Bearing Age: 2 – 3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 12-15 ft. in height
Fruit Color: White
Bloom Time: Spring
Ripening Time: July to September
Yield: 15-25 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Mulberries are not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 8-10