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Merryweather Damson Tree Gift


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Merryweather Damson Tree Gift

A traditional treasure


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Quick Overview

The Damson fruit is as traditional as Morris Dancers in England. The Merryweather Damson tree makes an unusual gift. The tree will produce a heavy crop of Damsons that are perfect for making jam or fillings for pies with.

The Merryweather Damson is a traditional English fruit that is perfect for cooking with.

It is larger than other varieties and is a lot easier to work with. The blue-black skinned fruit packs an acidic punch in its juicy yellow flesh, and is not too good to eat raw.

Once cooked it makes the best jams and jellies and is also a very popular filling for pies and crumbles.

A reliable tree that produces small white flowers in early April and a good heavy crop of fruit, ready for picking in late August/September.

  • The Merryweather Damson is a self-pollinating variety.
  • The Merryweather Damson tree has received the Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.
  • A reliable fruit tree that will produce a good heavy crop of Damsons between around September.
  • The tree is supplied in a 10 Litre pot. Approximately 150cm (5ft.) in height.
  • Ideal for growing in gardens of all sizes.
  • Grafted onto the semi-dwarfing rootstock, St Julien A.

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Product Details


Blossom will appear in early Spring
This is a self fertile tree so does not require extra trees to produce fruit


light-green, purple,

Plant Type

Deciduous (bare from Nov to April)

Leaves and Foliage


Size on Arrival



St Julian A

Time to Final Height

5-10 years

Ultimate Height

Small - up to 4m / 13ft

Ultimate Spread

1-2m / 3ft 3in to 6ft 6in

Caring Information


Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations.

Difficulty to Grow


Grow in Pot?

Ready to be planted into ground

Soil Information

Best Soil

Loam, Sand

Soil Moisture

Moist but well drained

Soil PH


Perfect Location

Sun Position

South-facing, West-facing, Don't know the direction the garden is facing? Add the postcode to Google Maps and zoom in to find out.

Sun Strength

Full Sun
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Outdoor /Indoor

Perfect for growing in medium gardens

Whats Included

How will it arrive?

Packaged in:

Pot gift wrapped in recycled jute

Supplied in:

cardboard box outer (no branding on outside)

Delivered in:

10 litre pot


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Greetings Card

Free greetings card included!
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