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

£36.99 each

  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Hardy Perennial - sow indoors or on a seedbed (April-June); transplant later to flower for many seasons
  • Attracts Bees
  • Self-fertile for guaranteed fruit
  • The richest of soft-fruit
  • A great British success story

Once you've tasted rich and juicy mulberries you'll be converted.They are delicious and on every tree you are rewarded with handfuls of these beautiful berries.

Long-lasting plants mulberry King James is worth a space in your garden for its soft, glossy foliage and those priize sweet and juicy purple fruits.

Our stock is derived from a famous old tree planted in London's Chelsea Physic Garden under order from King James I. Although the tree was lost in the last war, cuttings were taken in time to enable the line to continue.

Subsequently the trees were planted by Churchill at Hatfield House in Hertfordshire and also to commemorate the Queen's coronation as well as stocks kept for future planting up to present times.


Years until fruiting from planting: 2-4

Age of tree at despatch: 2

Height at full growth: 8m (26ft). Will be significantly shorter if grow in a large pot

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Catalogue Number 1070-5635
  • Quantity 1x Bare Root Tree
  • Height Fully Grown: 8m/26ft

Delivery: Late July to Late May

£36.99 each
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