New season starts September 2014Order now for delivery in September (pot-grown trees) or November (bare-root). 

Wellington mulberry trees

  • Pick: Early-season
  • Self-fertile
  • Uses: Eat fresh | Cookery 
  • Disease-resistance: Good

Although not as well-known as the more established King James mulberry, Wellington produces larger and blacker fruits.

Order now for delivery week commencing 6th October 2014 onwards (pot-grown) or December (bare-root).

Wellington mulberry trees for sale

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity

Pot-grown fruit trees  (Deliveries Sept 2014 - April 2015)

Refer to product details Half-standard premium - 12l pot £35.45

Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime - see our Tree Height Calculator.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Wellington

    Growing

  • Gardening skill: Easy?
  • Cropping: Good
  • Fertility: Self-fertile?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Average growth?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Attractive tree
  • Overall disease resistance: Good?

    Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849
  • Fruit colour: Black
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Popularity: Rarely grown?

    Climate

  • Temperate climates


Pollination guide for Wellington

Wellington is in flowering group . Wellington is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, although fruiting may be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby.

Important: advice about pollination

How to grow Wellington mulberry trees

Mulberry trees are self-fertile, easy to grow, and tend not to suffer from diseases. Fruiting should begin after 7-8 years, and the tree will continue to grow for a decade or more, reaching a height and spread of about 6m / 20ft.


Botanical name

Morus nigra 'Wellington'




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UK-grown trees All our trees are grown in the UK.