Mulberry Charlotte Russe (Morus Matsunaga or Morus Mojo Berry) is a breakthrough plant & was the winner of the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show plant of the year. It featured in the BBC Radio 2 presenter Chris Evans Taste Garden.
Mulberries are usually large shrubs to small trees. Their fruit won’t travel & as a result is not available as to buy a fruit in the shops. Now you can taste the awesome flavour of Mulberries in your garden, thanks to the perseverance of 40 years of breeding by 90 year old Mr Hajime Matsunaga in Japan. This is an amazing cross between a white and a black mulberry.
Easy to Grow
Mulberry Charlotte Russe is self-pollinating, dwarf and highly compact, making it ideal for smaller gardens & patios. It grows to approximately 1.5m (5′) tall & about 1m (3′) wide. It’s a compact bush making it ideal for your garden in borders or a fruit garden in rows. It will produce repeated flushes of fruit from June to September even on young plants. Usually, traditional Mulberries are over 8 years old before fruiting.
Summer Fruit Ideas
Mulberries are so juicy & wonderfully tasty & you can use them like other summer soft fruits. Use them with your cereals for breakfast and add them to smoothies. They are seedless so are ideal in drinks & yoghurt.
Steep them in Gin for a few weeks & if you harvest enough you could make wine with them. Trial them in a Pimms.
Desserts will love them. add to ice creams, sorbet, crumble, Or use for sorbet and ice-cream. If you have a summer recipe that uses blackberries you can use Mulberry Charlotte Russe.
You can now order online for delivery to mainland UK. When adding Mulberry Charlotte Russe to your basket it will add £11.00 for packing and delivery. This might seem excessive but this is because the plants we supply are garden ready bushes grown in large pots, just like the similar plants you can buy at your local garden centre or nursery. Most web & mailorder plants supply young plants in small pots that will need potting into a bigger pot until large enough to plant in your plot.