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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 seasonMid
UsesCooking
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
Flavor style (apples)Sharper
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Growing


Plum trees
European Damson
Gardening skillSuitable for beginners
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourSlightly small
Bearing regularityRegular
Organic cultureSuitable
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Disease resistance


Plum trees
European Damson
General resistanceGood
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Climate


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


Plum trees
European Damson
Fruit colorBlue - dark
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