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Illinois Everbearing Mulberry

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Potted. Trees ship 1-2' tall in a 4x4x10" EZ Start® pot.

Description

An excellent protector tree. This variety is preferred by birds and squirrels over other fruits and berries, so it offers a great way to lure them away. It produces most of the summer to provide broad coverage. Bears extra-sweet 1½" mulberries. Tolerant of dry, poor soil. Cold-tolerant. Matures to be 35' tall. Ripens in mid June through August. Self-pollinating.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Purple
Fruit Size Large
Pollination Self-pollinating
Ripens/Harvest Mid June Through August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy, Sandy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 6.5
Taste Good Flavor
Texture Soft, Juicy
Years to Bear 1 - 2
Zone Range 4 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 8
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Size & Spacing

Shipped Size

Trees ship 1-2' tall in a 4x4x10" EZ Start® pot.

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 30-35' tall x 30-35' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 30-35' apart to ensure room for growth.

Pollination Requirements

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow mulberry trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

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