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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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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Two Year Bush VVA-1 12 Litre Container, Two Year Bush SJA 12 Litre Container, Three Year 1.2 Standard SJA 12 Litre Container, Fan Trained SJA 12 Litre Container, One Year Maiden VVA-1 Bare Root, One Year Maiden WA-VIT Bare Root, One Year Maiden SJA Bare Root, One Year Maiden Brompton Bare Root, Two Year Bush VVA-1 Bare Root, Two Year Bush SJA Bare Root, Two Year 1/2 Standard SJA Bare Root