Heritage Damson Trees


Variety Origin and Year
Description


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Farleigh Kent 1820

Very small with a blue-black bloom. Good quality. Known to be very hardy and most likely to crop regularly in northern districts.

https://www.frankpmatthews.com/catalogue/damson/10028

 
King of The Damsons Nottinghamshire 1880

Blue-black bloom and large fruit. Reliable cropper in mid September.

https://www.frankpmatthews.com/catalogue/damson/10685

Shropshire Prune Shropshire 17th C

The 'Greengage of Damson'. Native of the West Midlands. Small hedgerow damson – very reliable cropper with intense flavour, ideal for puddings and jam. Similar to the 'Westmorland' damson.

https://www.frankpmatthews.com/catalogue/damson/10029