Damson Merryweather Fruit Trees
Merryweather Damson Trees. The most popular Damson, heavy crops of large plum sized fruits with many uses ready at the end of September, they are self-fertile and so another tyree is not required for successful pollination and fruiting. Damson trees do however make great pollinators to other plum trees to which they are very closely related.
The most popular of all the Damsons producing abundant crops of large plum sized fruits of a deep blueish purple in September and very attractive pretty little white flowers in springtime that are popular with wildlife. Merryweather damson trees are very easy to grow, if you only have room for a single fruit tree (or many more for that matter!) this is a great choice.
The delicious fruits have a wide variety of uses in the kitchen. Damson jam, Damson crumble or even Damson gin are just a few of the many delicious dishes that can be produced from the these easy to grow fruits.
The Merryweather unlike some other varieties of Damson can be eaten straight from this hardy little tree.
Merryweather Damson trees have a spreading habit which makes it an attractive addition to the garden even when not producing fruit, another pollinating tree is not required. Merryweather Damson Trees are grafted onto a St Julien A Plum rootstock, as a mature tree they will attain a height of around 4 metres.
Supplied as top quality and sturdy 2yr bare root trees available in season from November until March, the correct time for planting.