Unravelling the tale of London's mulberry tree heritage

Since Roman times mulberries have been planted in London for their delicious fruit and medicinal virtues. Today's trees help to tell this tale, including of London's medieval abbeys, monasteries, and King James I's attempt to start a silk industry to rival Italy and France.

Urban Tree Festival celebrates Chiswick mulberries

The 2020 Urban Tree Festival is now over but most events are available to view online.

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Spring mulberry round-up Part I

Lockdown has halted our walks - but not the research

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Managing your mulberry

A short introduction to managing mature mulberries.

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