King of the Damsons, also known as Bradley's King is a large-fruited purple-blue damson which ripens in September.
The flavour is less astringent and slightly milder than other damsons. The flesh is also fairly dry, which is useful because it avoids
Unusually amongst damsons, this is a freestone fruit - the stone falls away cleanly from the flesh.
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King of the Damsons is suitable for most areas of the UK.
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Bradley's King was introduced by a Mr Bradley of Nottingham in the 1880s. It is often known as the King of the Damsons on account of the large fruit size.