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    Varieties list

    • Damson trees

      Aylesbury Prune

      A traditional English damson, which used to be grown in the Vale of Aylesbury.
      • Picking season: Late
      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Damson trees

      Farleigh

      Farleigh damson trees
      One of the hardiest damsons, and crops heavily. Farleigh has the distinctive damson flavour.
      • Picking season: Late
      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Plum trees

      Hauszwetsche German Prune

      Hauszwetsche German Prune plum trees
      Hauszwetsche is a damson-like Quetsche or Zwetsche plum, ideal for German-style cakes and desserts.
      • Picking season: Late
      • Flowering group: 4
      • Country of origin: Germany
      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Damson trees

      King of the Damsons

      A traditional 19th century English damson from Nottinghamshire. Also widely-known as Bradley's King.
      • Picking season: Late
      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Damson trees

      Shepherds Bullace

      A large-fruited bullace, used for cooking and preserves, similar to a damson.
      • Picking season: Late
      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile