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Mulberry Tree: King James (syn. Morus nigra Chelsea)

  • Catalogue Code 1070-5635
  • Pack Contents: 1x Bare Root Tree
  • Tradition berry tree steeped in history
  • Self-fertile
  • Rich berries in abundance every year

Grow your own mulberry tree and enjoy picking delicious loganberry-like fruit every year, only these are so much richer.

Enjoy the fact that you need no formative pruning, unlike raspberries, and the berries come back more and more abundant every year. Choose to grow directly in the soil to create a large tree, on the edge of an allotment area or in a large pot if you want to restrict the overall size to two or three metres in height.

Your tree comes from a renowned established tree planted in London's Chelsea Physic Garden under order from King James I. Although the tree died from damage in World War II, cuttings were taken in time to enable the line to carry on. Some of the cuttings were planted by Churchill at Hatfield House in Hertfordshire and also to mark the Queen's coronation.

Height
Fully Grown: 8m/26ft

Features

  • Hardy Perennial - sow indoors or on a seedbed (April-June); transplant later to flower for many seasons
  • Attracts Bees
  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Will flower well in partial sun

Growing Calendar for Mulberry Tree: King James (syn. Morus nigra Chelsea)

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Harvest
11-May-2018
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28-Dec-2017
Rating:3

see previous email Pleased to be offered replacement mulberry

07-Dec-2017
Rating:4

Tree looks good and healthy

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