Mulberry 'Everbearing' (Morus nigra)
The Everbearing Mulberry is a shrubby fruit tree from the fig family that's native to America. "Everbearing" is a dwarf mulberry variety with a mature size of 6-12 feet tall with a canopy spready of 4-8 feet. It produces hundreds of small black fruit that are full of juice and flavor. The sweet juicy berries are delicious in ice cream, pancakes, syrup, jam, jelly, or best of all - eaten fresh off the tree.
The Everbearing Mulberry tree is excellent for yard grazing, and is great for hedge planting. You won't find this delicious fruit in stores, but you can pick ripe mulberries off of your very own trees nearly year-round. It's aesthetic and nearly year-round fruiting nature make this plant a desirable addition to your edible landscape. Mulberries can be planted in the ground in Zones 6-11 or growing smaller in pots, while still fruiting heavily.