Abergwyngregyn damson trees

  • Pick: Late-season
  • 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

Order now for delivery from week commencing 6th March.

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity

Bare-root fruit trees

Large  (3m - 3.5m after 5-10 years) Half-standard - bare-root - St.Julien rootstock £29.45 Sold outalert me

Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Abergwyngregyn

Growing

  • 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?

Uses

Identification

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

Climate

  • 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'


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