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Experience the Delight of 6th Street Mulberries - Sweet and Unique! ๐ŸŒฟ

Mulberry - 6th Street (Morus alba) - Live Plant

Ships in a 1-Gallon Pot

Indulge in the deliciously sweet and unique flavor of the 6th Street Mulberry! This specialty mulberry variety boasts a taste that is a perfect blend of raspberry and blueberry, making it a must-have for any fruit lover.

A Legacy of Flavor and Abundance: The 'Sixth Street' Mulberry

Step into the history of the 'Sixth Street' Mulberry, a cherished tree with a remarkable story. Back in the spring of 2004, a group of friends discovered this extraordinary tree in Gainesville, laden with a bounty of big, flavorful mulberries. Recognizing its superior fruiting capabilities, they started propagating the 'Sixth Street' Mulberry by rooting cuttings and distributing young trees at farmers' markets and festivals through their volunteer group, the Edible Plant Project.

Named after its original location on NW Sixth Street in Gainesville, this mulberry variety quickly gained popularity and found its way to gardens all over the southeastern United States. Now, in spring, the 'Sixth Street' Mulberry blesses us with its abundant harvest, a testament to the power of finding and propagating exceptional fruit tree varieties.

Grow Your Own Piece of History:

Cultivate the legacy of the 'Sixth Street' Mulberry in your own garden, and experience the joy of harvesting its big, flavorful mulberries. Join the movement of preserving and distributing superior fruiting varieties, and savor the rich rewards that nature provides. Grow your own piece of history with the 'Sixth Street' Mulberry and celebrate the beauty of cultivating unique and fruitful treasures in your garden.

Plant Details:

  • Size: 1-Gallon Pot
  • Growth Habits: Fast-growing deciduous tree
  • Planting Zone: Hardy in zones 3-9
  • Light: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil: Moist well-draining

The Perfect Addition to Your Garden:

The 6th Street Mulberry is a fast-growing deciduous tree that can reach a height of 20-60 feet, providing plenty of juicy fruit to enjoy. Its unique flavor and texture make it perfect for eating fresh, baking, or turning into jams and preserves.

Adaptable and Low-Maintenance:

This tree thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers moist, well-draining soil. It's a tough tree that can tolerate a wide range of growing conditions, making it an ideal addition to any garden.

Why Aren't Fresh Mulberries in Stores? ๐Ÿ›’๐Ÿ‡

You might wonder why fresh mulberries are a rare sight in grocery stores. The simple reason is their delicate nature. Freshly harvested mulberries have a short shelf life, making them challenging to transport and stock in supermarkets. As a result, these flavorful gems are often absent from store shelves.

This is where your opportunity arises! By growing your own 6th Street Mulberry tree, you can enjoy the unmatched taste of fresh mulberries right from your garden. Say goodbye to the limitations of store-bought options and savor the delightful flavor of homegrown mulberries. ๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿ‡

Discover the Distinctive Flavor of 6th Street Mulberries - A Blend of Raspberry and Blueberry Tastes! ๐ŸŒฟ

Experience the unique taste of 6th Street Mulberries, setting it apart from other cultivars. It offers a harmonious blend of sweet raspberries and tart blueberries, creating a one-of-a-kind flavor profile.

Complex and Captivating:

This mulberry variety offers a delightful complexity. Each bite starts with the sweetness of fresh raspberries and deepens with subtle blueberry notes, providing a multi-layered flavor experience.

Sensory Delight:

These mulberries feature plump, juicy fruit with tender skin, enhancing the overall eating experience. They're perfect for snacking or incorporating into a variety of recipes.

Versatile Culinary Uses:

6th Street Mulberries are culinary treasures, ideal for crafting jams, pies, and desserts that will impress your taste buds. You can also freeze them for year-round enjoyment.

Why Choose 6th Street Mulberries?

For a distinctive flavor and culinary versatility, 6th Street Mulberries are unmatched. Elevate your garden and culinary creations with this exceptional variety.

Experience Unforgettable Flavor:

Don't miss out on the unique taste of 6th Street Mulberries. Order your 1-gallon pot today and enhance your garden's flavor palette! ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ‡

Is the 6th Street Mulberry Right for You?

๐ŸŒฑ Perfect for Fruit Aficionados: If you crave extraordinary and mouthwatering fruit flavors, the 6th Street Mulberry should be on your must-grow list.

๐Ÿก Home Gardening Made Easy: Whether you're a gardening newbie or a seasoned pro, this fuss-free tree suits all skill levels.

๐ŸŒŽ Versatile and Trusty: The 6th Street Mulberry thrives in various conditions, ensuring it can adapt and flourish in your garden.

Not the Best Choice for:

๐Ÿœ๏ธ Extremely Arid Climates: While this mulberry is adaptable, it prefers moderate moisture levels.

๐ŸŒ† Indoor Cultivation: Please note that mulberries are not well-suited for indoor growth. However, you can successfully cultivate them in outdoor containers, provided they bask in full sun.

Planting and Caring for Your 6th Street Mulberry Tree ๐ŸŒณ

Planting your 6th Street Mulberry is a rewarding experience, and with the right guidance, you can ensure it thrives and produces an abundance of delicious mulberries. Here's what you need to know:

Where to Plant:

  • Sunshine Lover: Choose a sunny spot in your garden that receives full sun to partial shade. Mulberries adore sunlight, and it's essential for their growth and fruit production.
  • Well-Drained Soil: Ensure your planting site has well-draining soil. While mulberries are adaptable to various soil types, they prefer soil that doesn't retain excessive moisture, preventing root rot.

Where Not to Plant:

  • Avoid Waterlogged Soil: Mulberries don't like "wet feet." Avoid planting in areas prone to waterlogging, as this can harm the roots.
  • Keep It Away from Buildings, Driveways & Sidewalks: Allow enough space between your mulberry tree and buildings or structures. Mulberries can grow quite tall, and providing ample space prevents overcrowding. Driveways and sidewalks can experience staining if the fruit is not harvested and becomes crushed.

Planting Your Mulberry Tree:

  1. Prepare the Soil: Before planting, amend your soil with organic matter like compost. This enriches the

soil and provides essential nutrients. 2. Dig a Hole: Dig a hole that's about twice as wide as the root ball and at the same depth. Place the tree in the hole. 3. Backfill Carefully: Fill the hole with soil, ensuring the tree stands straight. Tamp down the soil to eliminate air pockets. 4. Water Thoroughly: Give your newly planted mulberry tree a good drink of water to help settle the soil.

Caring for Your Mulberry Tree:

  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged, especially during the growing season. Adequate water is crucial for fruit development.
  • Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the tree to retain moisture, suppress weeds, and regulate soil temperature. Be sure to move mulch away from the base of the tree to prevent rot.
  • Pruning: Regular pruning helps maintain the tree's shape, remove dead or diseased branches, and encourage new growth.
  • Fertilizing: Feed your mulberry tree with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in early spring to promote healthy growth and fruiting.
  • Harvesting: When your mulberries ripen to a deep purple or black color, they are ready to be picked. Harvest them gently to avoid damaging the tree.

By following these planting and care guidelines, you can nurture a thriving 6th Street Mulberry tree that rewards you with its delectable harvest year after year. ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒž

Unlock the delicious potential of the 6th Street Mulberry and elevate your garden's flavor profile. Order your 1-gallon pot today and experience the unforgettable taste of this exceptional variety! ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ‡

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