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Damson trees
Farleigh

One of the hardiest damsons, and crops heavily. Farleigh has the distinctive damson flavour.
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Damson trees
Farleigh
Picking seasonLate
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Flavour qualityGood
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Food usesCulinary
Cling-stoneClingstone
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Growing


Damson trees
Farleigh
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
VigourAverage vigour
Bearing regularityRegular
Organic cultureSuitable
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Problems


Damson trees
Farleigh
SilverleafVery resistant
Disease resistanceGood
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Climate


Damson trees
Farleigh
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Damson trees
Farleigh
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Flower colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourBlue - dark
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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