Illinois Everbearing mulberry trees

  • Self-fertile
  • Uses: Eat fresh | Cookery 
  • Disease-resistance: Good

Illinois Everbearing is an American hybrid mulberry, notable for its long black fruits. It produces fruits over a period of several weeks in mid-summer.

Unlike the traditional English mulberries which take many years to start bearing, Illinois Everbearing should being fruiting after 3-4 years.

Illinois Everbearing mulberry trees for sale

Delivery from week commmencing 23rd September 2019 (or December for bare-root).

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity

Pot-grown fruit trees

Refer to product details Half-standard premium - 12l pot £41.95 Sold outalert me

Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

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Summary features of Illinois Everbearing

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners?
  • Cropping: Good
  • Fertility: Self-fertile?
  • Precocity: Precocious?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Overall disease resistance: Good?
  • Organic / no-spray culture?

Uses

  • Use / keeping: 1-3 days?
  • Flavour quality: Very good?
  • Flavour style: Sweet/Sharp
  • Good for eating fresh
  • Good for cooking

Identification

  • Country of origin: United States
  • Fruit colour: Black

Climate

  • Frost resistance: Good resistance?
  • Warm climates?
  • Temperate climates
  • Tolerates cold winters
  • Planting position: Full sun preferred

Pollination guide for Illinois Everbearing

Illinois Everbearing is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, although fruiting may be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby.

Important: advice about pollination

How to grow Illinois Everbearing mulberry trees

Illinois Everbearing is cold-hardy and easy to grow. However for best results in the UK plant in a warm sheltered spot in full sun, with plenty of space around it, and avoid pruning.

Historical details

Illinois Everbearing originates from the USA and is a hybrid of the White mulberry and North American species - Morus alba x Morus rubra.

Botanical name

Morus alba x Morus rubra 'Illinois Everbearing'


UK-grown trees All our trees are grown in the UK.


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