King of the Damsons Damson

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.

Attributes

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Pollination group 2
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Picking month: Mid September
  • Any UK district

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