Blue Violet Damson

Damson

Description: Blue Violet is a famous ‘early’ damson from Westmorland first brought to notice between the Wars. A true sweet ‘dessert’ fruit more of plum quality. Dropping from the tree very early in mid August. Slightly oval-shaped tapering to the apex. Dark blue-black with an attractive bloom.

History: Originates from Kendal in 1932.
 

Attributes

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Uses: Eating
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Picking month: August
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 3

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