Plums & Other Fruit



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Bradley King

Bradley King

Bradley King

This is an English grown Damson, first grown by Bradley at Halam in Nottinghamshire about 1880.

It is self fertile, a fairly large Damson Blue / Black in colour with a clinging stone.

This is sweeter than many Damsons and ideal for Desserts. Ripe about 3rd September.

Langley Bullace

Langley Bullace

Langley Bullace

This an English Damson, parents are Farleigh Damson and Early Orleon. First grown by Veitch in 1902.

It is Blue / Black self fertile with a round clinging stone. Ideal for Desserts.

Ripe about 30th August.

Despite the name, this is really a damson.

Merryweather

Merryweather Damzen

Merryweather Damzen

This is an English Damson of unknown parentage. First grown by Merryweather Southwell in Notts about 1907.

This is large ( for Damsons) damson, Blue / Black in colour and self fertile.

It has a clinging stone, has a sharp robust flavour. and is ideal for desserts.

Ripe about 30th August.

Shropshire Prune

Shropshire Prune

Shropshire Prune

This is our oldest variety, of unknown parentage but first recorded in 1676.

It is a smallish Damson, self fertile, Blue / Black in colour Oval in shape with a clinging stone.

The very best for making Jam.

Ripe about 30th August.