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Tree comparisons



Plum trees
European Damson

A European-style Damson plum, with a traditional rich astringent flavor.
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Using


Plum trees
European Damson
Picking season Mid
Cropping Good
Keeping (of fruit) 1-3 days
Flavour quality Very good
Flavour style (apples) Sharper
Uses Cooking
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Growing


Plum trees
European Damson
Gardening skill Easy
Self-fertility Not self-fertile
Pollination group 3
Pollinating others Average
Ploidy Diploid
Vigour Slightly small
Bearing regularity Regular
Organic culture Suitable
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Problems


Plum trees
European Damson
Disease resistance Good
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Climate


Plum trees
European Damson
Cold hardiness (USDA) (4) -30F / -34C
Summer average maximum temperatures Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Plum trees
European Damson
Fruit colour Blue - dark
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