What is the minimum number of sun hours for mulberries? I have a spot in the yard occupied by stupid Norway maple trio. They getting probably 5 hours of sun starting noon. Can they be replaced by couple of mulberries? I do not expect mulberries doing their best with fruiting, but I would probably go with another choice if they wouldn’t fruit at all.
I just posted a video of my Gerardi mulberry which probably gets 6 hours of sun a day and is also shaded on the south side by a big elderberry. It is still very productive, but Gerardi is known for producing a lot of fruit so I don’t know about the other varieties. I expect I’d get even more in full sun, but half day seems to be working.
They will produce great with 5 hours of sunlight. But will be much sweeter with more light/heat.
What’s the aspect of the location in question, @galinas ?
It is south -west facing, deep woods on the east.
That should help, I’d think.