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damson 'Merryweather' (damson)

Damson 'Merryweather' (Damson)


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Position: full sun
Soil: will tolerate most soils, except very chalky or badly drained
Rate of growth: average
Ultimate size on Pixie rootstock: 3 x 3m
Flowering period: April to May
Hardiness: fully hardy
Damsons are a great fruit to grow if you are a novice gardener as they are hardier than its closest relative, the plum, and will cope with a wide range of soils. Merryweather is an excellent all-rounder. It is a self-fertile variety that produces larger than average fruits, which have a blue-black skin and juicy, acidic, yellow flesh. These will be ready to harvest from late August.Garden care: When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly. Prune in summer to reduce the risk of silver leaf and bacterial canker.

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