Botanical Name: Morus nigra
This bush form of mulberry continuously produces sweet fruit. Considered to be the best tasting of all the black mulberries. Deciduous, self-fruiting. Small, serrated, teardrop shaped leaves; provides vibrant yellow autumn color.
||Large, oblong, shiny deep black berries with a sweet tart flavor unique to mulberries.
||Naturally dwarf plant. A great choice for container gardening, minor pruning will keep the plant compact. Mature height 10'-20' if grown in the ground.
||Early summer; extended harvest through Fall.
Sun Needs: Plant in full sun (minimum 6 hours)
Soil/Water Needs: Widely adapted to many soil types as long as well drained. Drought tolerant once established but require plenty of water the first growing season.
Planting and care: Adding a thick layer of compost to the top 8"-10" of soil is recommended.