Mulberry Bush Morus Nigra Bush / Tree
- Morus Nigra or The Black Mulberry is one of the best fruiting trees for gardens.
- The Self-Fertile Black Mulberry Tree / Bush (Morus nigra) is native to western Asia and has been grown for its fruits in Europe since before Roman times.
- Supplied 2 Litre Pot Grown, 30-40cm tall ready to plant.
- No VAT on Fruit.
The purplish / black, sweet, juicy fruits appear mid-summer should be picked and eaten soon after. Be careful as the ripe fruit is delicate and may crumble in your hand. Mulberries blend well with other fruits, especially pears and apples. Just loads of nutrition in one little berry. They can also be made into wine and make an excellent dried fruit, especially the black varieties. Perfect for pies, tarts, puddings and wine! Better yet try them ripe and straight off the tree.
Where to Plant
Plant full sun for best fruiting, south facing, well-draining soil. Although slightly drought-resistant, mulberries need to be watered in the summer. If the roots become too dry during summer, the fruit is likely to drop before it has fully ripened and the tree will not grow. This is essential when planting young trees.
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