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Young mulberry tree

I want to propagate some mulberry cuttings from a tree growing in a local estate. I tried cuttings in pots last March but none of them rooted. Will they graft onto any particular type of rootstock? Or should I just try cuttings in the ground during the winter?
I picked around 12lb of mulberries off one of the trees this morning, seriously messy! Tonight I will make some mulberry jam and possibly some mulberry liquor.

Adrian Baggaley.

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Mulberry orchard at Tiptree Farm, Wilkins & Son, makers of Tiptree preserves, Essex. (Photographs by kind permission of Adrian Baggaley and Wilkins & Sons).

 

 

Has anyone any experience in growing mulberries that they can share with us?

Conor McGovern

 

 

Mulberries stain the skin very easily

There has been a mulberry orchard on the farm at Tiptree for over 100 years and many of the original trees have branches that appear to have collapsed to the ground but still produce fruit.  New mulberry trees have been added to the orchard, which in 2017 yielded sufficient to make a limited edition of Tipree Mulberry Jelly.

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