About the Damson :
The Damson plum has a small, oval fruit, and is
good for canning. The dark purple skin covers the
golden yellow flesh. It has a spicy, tart flavour.
Damsons are used for cooking, jam & wine making. A
hardy, tree, largely untroubled by pests and
diseases. Damsons succeed where most plums would
They are semi-shade tolerant and they grow to
12-14 ft. They make good windbreaks and hedges,
though they are not likely to fruit well if they are
very exposed. Damsons are mostly self-fertile and
cross-pollinate with plums.