Oscar Mulberry is a wonderful variety to grow as it is edible in the red stage when they have a raspberry like flavor, or in the black stage when they are among the finest flavored of the hardy mulberries. Oscars Mulberry is very early ripening. Zone 5-9.
Mulberries are pest and disease resistant and form an attractive, small tree with dark green, tropical foliage.
Latin Name: Morus alba
Site and Soil: Mulberries like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Oscar Mulberry is self-fertile.
Hardiness: Oscar Mulberry is hardy to minus 25° F.
Bearing Age: 2 – 3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: up to 25 ft. in height
Bloom Time: Spring
Ripening Time: July to September
Yield: 15-25 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Mulberries are not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 5-9