Growing your own mulberry tree is a great way to enjoy fresh fruit and bring beauty and protection to your landscape. Our varieties are vigorous, productive and hardy. They are tolerant of many different kinds of soil and can thrive in a wide range of conditions. Throughout the summer, these trees will continue to produce unique, oblong-shaped berries with a sweet flavor that is great for fresh eating or making jams, wines, cobblers and other desserts. And, because of their long fruiting season, they make excellent protectors. While many of your other fruits and berries are ripening, mulberry trees will lure birds and squirrels, which prefer mulberries, away from those trees and plants.
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To ensure your growing success and satisfaction, there are a few things to consider when you buy a mulberry tree.
Your climate plays an important role in whether a tree will produce fruit or even survive. Our mulberry trees can be grown in many different climates, including most parts of the North, anywhere in the Midwest, and because of the heat tolerance of some varieties, all over the South and West. Before ordering, make sure your selection’s recommended hardiness zone range includes your area.
All of our mulberry trees are shipped to you in our exclusive EZ Start® bottomless pots. These containers allow some roots to be air pruned as they grow out the bottom, so that a dense mass of productive feeder roots can grow within the pot to make transplanting and establishing easier and quicker. These roots also help to accelerate growth rates and produce earlier fruit. When shipped to you, the trees will be approximately 1-2' tall.
Since 1816, Stark Bro's has promised to please customers with the very best fruit trees and landscaping products, no matter what. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, let us know within a year of delivery and we will send you a free one-time replacement or a refund of the full purchase price.
Trees that are shipped without soil to ensure good contact with soil in your yard. When shipped, they are about 3-4' tall with 3/8" or larger trunk diameter. When they mature, they will be one of three sizes*:
Matures to be about 8-10' tall and wide. Provides an abundance of full-size fruit.
Matures to be about 12-15' tall and wide. Gives maximum fruit yield per square foot.
Matures to be about 15-25' tall and 20' wide. A multi-purpose fruit and shade tree.
Top-grade, bare-root trees that give you a head start on growing. When shipped, they are about 4-5' tall with 5/8" or larger trunk diameter.
Trees in bottomless pots that allow some roots to be air pruned, so that a dense mass of productive, feeder roots can grow within the pot to make transplanting easier. Mature sizes vary. When shipped, they are about 1-2' tall.
Top-grade, potted trees chosen to give you a head start on growing. When shipped to you, they are about 3-4' tall.
*Tree sizes may vary by variety. See our Growing Guide for details.