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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
Cropping Good
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 style Sweet/Sharp

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Good

Identification

Country of origin United Kingdom
Period of origin 1800 - 1849
Fruit colour Red / Black
Leaf colour Green