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Latin Name: Prunus domestica insititia
Forestart Reference: PRDOM1

The damson is a subspecies of the plum. A small tree, it produces the oval damson fruit which has a green yellow flesh and dark blue or indigo skin. The fruits can hang shrivelled well into the winter. It produces white blossom in April.

Common name: Damson
Native: Eastern Mediterranean.
Provenance: UK
Size and spread (10 years): 5m x 4m
Treatment required: Mildly dormant requires 16 weeks stratification treatment.
Germinal seeds / kg: 2000
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Most soils so long as they are well drained.
Planting instructions:
Mature height: 6m x 5m

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