//Damson – European plum

Damson – European plum

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Description

Zone: 5 – 7
Pollination Group: 2
Ripens: Second half of September
Fertility: Self pollinating
Skin Colour: Bluish purple
Flesh: Golden yellow. Juicy
Flavour: Distinctive tart flavour
Usage: Mostly a processing plum – jams, wine / brandy
Storage: Two to four weeks when refrigerated
Notes: The Damson tree is a prolific cropper. Fruit has a high sugar content. Quite susceptible to black knot. Aphids can be a common problem to all plum trees.