Damson ‘Shropshire Prune’

£30.00£41.25

Cooker. The ‘Greengage of Damsons’. Oval to oblong fruits which have a very deep purple skin carrying a dense bloom which easily rubs off. The flesh is firm, sugary, astringent, and the choicest flavour of all damsons. Too astringent to eat fresh from the tree but excellent for cooking, preserving, and bottling. Its season of use is mid-September. (Shropshire 17th Century) Flowering Group 3. Self Fertile

Containerised Trees are supplied from September to August. Bare Root Trees are supplied from November to March

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Damson ‘Shropshire Prune’

Cooker. The ‘Greengage of Damsons’. Oval to oblong fruits which have a very deep purple skin carrying a dense bloom which easily rubs off. The flesh is firm, sugary, astringent, and the choicest flavour of all damsons. Too astringent to eat fresh from the tree but excellent for cooking, preserving, and bottling. Its season of use is mid-September. (Shropshire 17th Century) Flowering Group 3. Self Fertile

Containerised Trees are supplied from September to August. Bare Root Trees are supplied from November to March

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