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Mulberries: No longer a rarity, the snakelike fruit is now in season

May 22, 2010 |  6:00 am


Almost everyone who sees a Pakistan mulberry for the first time exclaims, "Oh, my gosh, what is that?" It certainly is bizarre looking, a long, thin, purplish, snakelike fruit, anywhere from 1 to 5 inches long, with 3 inches being typical.

Although not yet exactly common at farmers markets, they're not nearly as rare as they used to be even a few years ago.

Read more at David Karp's weekly Market Watch report.