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Damson trees
Blue Violet

A traditional Westmorland damson variety - unusually sweet and early-ripening for a damson.
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Growing


Damson trees
Blue Violet
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Damson trees
Blue Violet
Picking seasonEarly
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
CroppingGood
Food usesCulinary
Cling-stoneClingstone
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Problems


Damson trees
Blue Violet
Disease resistanceGood
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Identification


Damson trees
Blue Violet
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourBlue - dark
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