[NAFEX] Morus nigra (black mulberry) - survive USDA zone 6b? and source?

Louis Pittman lucky.pittman at murraystate.edu
Mon Apr 4 21:43:48 EDT 2011


Whitman Farms offers M.nigra - seedlings and named selections.
They caution against anything 'colder' than zone 7, maybe even zone 9.

On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 5:39 PM, Steven Covacci <filtertitle at aol.com> wrote:

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> I'm looking for a source for Morus nigra.  I can't find a US nursery.  More
> importantly, as a continued discussion from before...  Do you think that M.
> nigra will survive (long-term) in USDA zone 6b (northeast: NJ), where it can
> go down to -10 F. for a night or two?
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> If not, would it survive with a practical extent of winter-protection?
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> Thanks,
> Steve
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> USDA zone 6b/7a; New Jersey
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