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


Catalogue Code: 1070-5635

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Regular price £25.99
This Mulberry Tree: King James (syn. Morus nigra 'Chelsea') not only produces wonderful crops but also makes an attractive plant. Nothing beats picking fruit straight from your own plant and this fruit tree is ideal for any garden.

Key Features

  • Loved by pollinators
  • Hardy perennial
  • Prefers full sun
  • Prefers part shade

Pack Contents: 1x 2L Potted Tree

Height: Fully Grown: 8m/26ft


  • 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.

Growing Calendar

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