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Shropshire Prune



A classic damson considered to be one of the best flavoured.

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Pollination: Shropshire Prune is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.  Pollination partners

Shropshire Prune damson, cherry plum and bullace trees for sale

1-year maiden trees

These are the most versatile choice for home orchards, community fruit tree projects, and for training on in any form you require.

FormRootstockPriceQuantity
MaidenVVA-1Dwarfing £26.50
MaidenAdaptabilSemi-vigorous £26.50 Sold-out
MaidenBromptonVery vigorous £26.50 Sold-out

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

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History and description of Shropshire Prune

Shropshire Prune damson is an old variety dating back to at least the 17th Century presumably from Shropshire, UK. Has been grown commercially in the UK for processing.

Small, oval fruit. Blue-black with a dense bloom. Strong, rich, astringent damson flavour. Considered to be the best flavoured damson.

Compact tree with dense twiggy branches. Fair and regular cropper but never producing very heavy crops like the Farleigh damson.

Characteristics of Shropshire Prune damson, cherry plum and bullace trees

UseCulinary
ColourBlue Black
FlavourSharp
Fruit sizeSmall
Picking time
Season of useE Sep
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habit
Fruit-bearing
Cropping
Suitable forNorthern Britain
Wet Regions
Pollination date24
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners