Home Fruit Garden Tour – Mulberry


The fruit clings to the stem, which must be cut off, either with the fingernails, small scissors, nail clippers or the fruit can be held by the stem and bitten off the stem.

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Illinois Everbearing mulberries developing in early May

The variety of Mulberry in the Fruit Garden is Oscar. Another excellent variety is Illinois Everbearing, which produces abundant fruit from July to September and has a flavor somewhat like a Bing cherry when fully ripe.