Pruning after fruiting allows this delicious mulberry to be kept under 3 meters, and also encourages multiple 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. Very low chill so can be grown successfully throughout subtropical regions.
These delicious sweet fruits can reach 10cm in length. Ideal for back yards, pots and patios, we consider it a must have dwarf fruit tree for the home orchard. The best way to eat mulberries is fresh from the tree but if some should make it to the kitchen bench they make excellent pies, jams, wines and sauces. Multiple crops are possible by pruning directly after your first crop.
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A highbush selection requiring 750-1200 hours of chill, it does best on cooler climates. Tall growing and extremely vigorous this blueberry is prolific. Start picking before Christmas and have blueberries into March. Most important. Blueberries require an acid soil with a pH of 4.5 to 5.5. They also require a free draining loose friable soil. They dislike clay heavy soils. To aide the successful establishment of bushes it is best to build up beds by incorporating peat moss and garden soils at a 50/50 ratio. Peat is preferred as it is naturally acidic.