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Damson (Prunus) King of the Damsons
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King of the Damsons


Description: King of the Damsons, which can also be known as Bradley's King is a blue-black bloom and large fruit. Reliable cropper in mid September. Delicious sweet flesh that's refreshing and sugary but sometimes dry; great for jams, preserves or in a fruit pudding. One of the largest damsons! Beautiful white blossom during the spring.

History: Raised in Nottinghamshire, UK by Mr Bradley. He introduced the fruits to market trade in 1880.

General attributes

Suitable for planting in any UK district Suitable for planting in any UK district

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 2 Flowering group 2
Self-fertile Self-fertile
Picking month Mid September Picking month Mid September