Abergwyngregyn damson trees

  • Pick: Late-season (late August)
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Self-fertile
  • Uses: Cookery 
  • Disease-resistance: Good

This traditional damson variety comes from the town of Abergwyngregyn in North Wales, opposite the island of Angelsey. The origins are unknown but it is assumed to be 19th century or earlier.

Abergwyngregyn damson trees for sale

Sorry we have not been able to produce any trees of this variety this season.

We may still be able to propagate it to order for you. Please contact us for more details.

Summary features of Abergwyngregyn


  • Gardening skill: Average?
  • Cropping: Good
  • Fertility: Self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 3?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Average growth?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Overall disease resistance: Good?
  • Organic / no-spray culture?
  • Long-lived: Yes?



  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Period of origin: 1850 - 1899
  • Fruit colour: Blue - dark
  • Blossom colour: White
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Popularity: Rarely grown?


  • Temperate climates
  • Mild / damp climates?
  • Planting position: Tolerates partial shade

Pollination guide for Abergwyngregyn

Abergwyngregyn is in flowering group 3. Abergwyngregyn is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, although fruiting may be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby. Since it flowers in the middle of the blossom season it can be pollinated by most other damson trees.

Important: advice about pollination

Botanical name

Prunus insititia 'Abergwyngregyn'

UK-grown trees All our trees are grown in the UK.