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Shepherds Bullace

A large-fruited bullace, used for cooking and preserves, similar to a damson.  Remove this variety from the comparison


Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Heavy
Fertility? Self-fertile
Flowering group? 3
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Bearing regularity? Regular
Growth habit Upright


Picking season? Late
Use / keeping? 1 week
Flavour quality? Good
Flavour style Sharper

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Good


Country of origin United Kingdom
Fruit colour Purple - light
Blossom colour White
Leaf colour Green