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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

Sorry we have sold out of this variety for this season.

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

ColourBlue Black
Fruit sizeSmall
Picking time
Season of useE Sep
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habit
Suitable forNorthern Britain
Wet Regions
Pollination date24
Pollination groupD
PollinatorsPollination partners