Damson 'Shropshire Prune' Half Standard

Damson 'Shropshire Prune' Half Standard


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Damson 'Shropshire Prune' has beautiful deep blue fruit with a rich & sharp flavour, ideal for cooking & stewing. A self-fertile variety of Damson with great garden performance and good resistance to disease. Damson 'Shropshire Prune' is also ideal for colder, damper conditions as it's a tough, old English variety. Supplied as a half standard tree.

Latin Name: Prunus 'Shropshire Prune'

Common Name: Damson 'Shropshire Prune'

Height: 3-4 M

Blooming: Spring

Harvest: September-October

Use: Ideal for cooking

Root Stock: St Julien A

Site: Full sun or partial shade

Position: Border, Patio Container

Format Type: Potted plant, 11.5 Litre Pot

The plant you will receive are in an 12 Litre  pot and have good growth showing. (no flowers).
Keep damp and fed with a good plant feed throughout the spring season to encourage development, feed after all frosts have finished. 
IF ordering early in the season: plants are small but the roots are strong & ready to be planted out now. Planting now will help settle the roots into the soil, preparing the plants for the spring growing season. 

How is the plant delivered to you? All our pot plants are sent out with some growth, you may have tiny growth shoots or lots of growth. This depends on the time of year that the plants are ordered. The root systems will be healthy and full, ready for planting in the garden straight away so that the top growth can really get going! We pack our plants as carefully and safely as we can to ensure they are delivered to you with no or as little damage as possible. We also send the plants out slightly damp, sometimes a little on the dryer side for transit. Do ensure that you take your plants out of our packaging as soon as you have received them and give them a good water.