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Black Beauty Fruiting Mulberry Tree (Bush Form) (Semi-dwarf) - FT322

Black Beauty Fruiting Mulberry Tree (Bush Form)
Growing Mulberries

Growing Mulberries

  • Cannot be combined with other items in a package, due either to its size or manufacturer packaging.
  • $25 Flat Rate Shipping: Ship up to 10 trees per box for only $25/box! Excludes potted fruit trees. Nut trees and multi-graft trees count as 2 trees when calculating box capacity. Only valid shipping to the lower 48 states.
  • Not registered for sale in: AK, HI, PR, VI, GU
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  • Available to ship as soon as: January 8, 2016
  • (However, as we ship on a first come, first serve basis, your order may not ship until days or weeks later. You will receive an email when your order ships.)


  • Zones: 6-9
  • Chill hours: 400
  • Harvest: May 1 - June 15
  • Looks: Tasty, blackberry-like fruit is large, and juicy.
  • Personality: Fruit is large and juicy. Birds are highly attracted to it.
  • Facts of note: Small spreading, long-lived bush or tree. Semi-dwarf to 15 feet high and can be pruned to a hedge. Some drought tolerance when established. Excellent fruit for jams and jellies.
  • Pollination: Self-fruitful

Mulberry trees are native to tropical climates and produce a sweet multiple-fruit (looks somewhat like a long skinny blackberry). The trees grow swiftly at first but soon become slow growing, a mature tree rarely reaches over 30 ft. Black mulberries can grow in a bushy-like habit if not trained young into a tree. The fruit is used extensively in jams. The trees are fairly drought tolerant once established. Trees are 2 years old and should fruit in their 3rd year.

Mulberries are generally free of pests and diseases, although cankers and dieback can occur. They like a warm, well-drained soil, preferably a deep loam. Shallow soils such as those frequently found on chalk or gravel are not recommended. Mulberries are prone to desiccation and frost damage when planted from bare root. To reduce the risk of plant loss it is a good idea to thoroughly hydrate the plant and prune back the lateral growth of the plant to reduce the amount of surface area exposure.

Check out our Fruit Tree Harvest Chart to plan for successive harvests.

Please Note: Although most of our bare-root trees arrive to our warehouse in mid-December, there are a few varieties -- Mulberry, Persimmon, Quince, and Walnut -- that will not arrive until mid-January. If you order any of those varieties along with varieties that arrive in mid-December, your order will be delayed for shipment until mid-January. If you'd like us to split your shipments, please contact us at (800) 784-1722 or Additional shipping charges will apply.

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February 13, 2015 - Meredith Cherry
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