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Mulberry trees

King James 1st

A traditional English mulberry from the 17th century, also known as Chelsea.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Average
CroppingGood
Fertility?Self-fertile
Pollinating others?Average
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Average growth
Precocity?Precocious
Bearing regularity?Regular

Using

Picking season?Mid
Use / keeping?1 week
Flavour quality?Very good
Flavour styleSweet/Sharp

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Good

Identification

Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colourRed / Black
Leaf colourGreen