Shropshire Prune

The Shropshire Prune damson is classed as the classic damson due to its flavour.  Shropshire Prune produces radiant purple fruits ideally suited to cooking – producing a delicious flavour.  It can also be used for jams and compote.  Shropshire Prune is self-fertile and its small fruits are available from September.


The Merryweather damson produces large fruits with a blue-black skin.  The flesh is yellow, juicy, acidic but hard.  It is an excellent all-round performer.  Merryweather damson is self-fertile and in Pollination Group B.  The period of use is late September.

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