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Damson trees
Aylesbury Prune

A traditional English damson, which used to be grown in the Vale of Aylesbury.
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Damson trees
Aylesbury Prune
Picking monthSeptember
Picking seasonLate
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Flavour qualityGood
Food usesCulinary
Cling-stoneClingstone
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Growing


Damson trees
Aylesbury Prune
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group2
Pollinating othersAverage
VigourAverage vigour
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Problems


Damson trees
Aylesbury Prune
Bacterial cankerSome susceptibility
Disease resistanceAverage
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Climate


Damson trees
Aylesbury Prune
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
Warm climates
Cold-hardinessCold-hardy
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Identification


Damson trees
Aylesbury Prune
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Flower colourWhite
Fruit colourBlue - dark
Flesh colourGolden / Yellow
Fruit sizeSmall
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