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Please can you tell me where I can buy a black mulberry tree?


The black mulberry (Morus nigra) is the common mulberry of northern Europe (although it probably comes from central Asia). It is grown for its sweet dark fruit and the attractive form of the tree. They prefer a sunny, sheltered site, and fertile well-drained soil.

Doing a quick Internet search turned up a list of possible sources for you.  Some of them may be out of date, but it hopefully narrows the list down for you.  Good luck!

  • Sullivan's, Box 5027 Waikiwi, Invercargill.
    Phone (03) 2358004 or Fax (03) 2358003. Email:sullivan@southnet.co.nz
  • Harrisons Trees, Pinfold Rd Aokautere R D 1 Palmerston North or phone (06) 357 0054 0r free-fax 0508 4 TREES
  • Tippett Nurseries, 134 Williamson Ave, Ponsonby, Auckland.
    Phone 09 846 6504       
  • Landsendt Subtropical Fruit, 108 Parker Rd, Oratia.
    Phone Annemarie or Dick Endt 09 818 6914
  • Peninsula Tree Nursery, RD 2, Christchurch
    Phone 03 329 7866

UnitecAdvice by Dr Dan Blanchon from Unitec's Diploma in Sustainable Horticulture and Bachelor of Resource Management.

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