Masses of long maroon red mulberries form on this highly adaptable tree. Ideal home garden tree at around 3m.
FEATURES: Glossy dark green lobed foliage and weeping branches form a small deciduous tree that fruits from a young age. Fruit ripen progressively rather than all at once during Summer. Ripe fruit softens becoming ,beautifully sweet, maroon red and to 6-10cm long.
CONDITIONS: Suited to fertile free draining soils in full sun. Highly tolerant of heavy clay soils, drought, severe cold and heavy pruning.
FOR BEST RESULTS: Feed with compost and manure in a thick mulch layer. Keep mulch clear of the trunk.
PLANTING IDEAS AND USES:
• a wonderfully sweet Summer fruit eaten fresh
• use cooked in pies, desserts or jam
• preserve excess fruit by freezing or drying
• great fruit tree for home gardens