Our catalogue is a comprehensive guide to the fruit, nuts and bush food is that we grow. Includes a guide to the care and planting of fruit trees, climatic zone and essential reason for growing your own food.
This mulberry has a very low chill factor making it ideal for our subtropical climate. Pruning after fruiting allows it to be kept under 3mtrs, and also encourages multiply cropping throughout the summer. It is best to pick the fruit when ripe, as it doesn't ripen further off the tree. A benefit of a mulberry tree is that the fruit ripens over an extended period of time unlike other fruit that often ripens all at once.
The fruits of the black mulberry, considered the tastiest and most versatile of the mulberries are large and juicy with a good balance of sweetne
Most common variety grown due to its excellent quality fruit. This selection is seed grown from selected quality fruit. Bowens are naturally polyembryonic hence are virtually true to type from seed. Cropping begins in 3-4years, with identical fruit quality to grafted trees.
Resistant to both 'Berry Disease' and 'Coffee Rust' this tree was developed and recommended for growing in the Northern Rivers Area by NSW Agriculture Department after extensive trials at Alstonville NSW. An open spreading variety, it is a reliable cropper, producing large flavour-filled beans; it is also the recommended variety for those who intend to harvest mechanically.