Growing Calendar for Damson Merryweather - Tree
Delivery: Early November to Late May
Every year you can look forward to well-furnished branches full of large, rich damsons, with attractive purple blooms on their skin. Enjoy eating straight from the tree or collecting a basket or two to reduce into jam for the autumn.
The rewarding variety offers you both flowers and fruit in abundance. From April your tree produces a canopy full of blossom which attracts important pollinators like bees which are likely to pollinate other crops on your patch like strawberries and tomatoes.
Hardy in all parts of the UK this variety is dependable and a great choice for the garden as it reaches a maximum height of around 2.5m (8ft).
Rootstock: St Julian A
Flowering Group: FG3 & SF
Years until fruiting from planting: 2-4
Age of tree at despatch: 2
Height at full growth: 4m/13ft
Most of our trees are delivered as bare rooted specimens with approximate height of: 3.5ft - 5ft / 105cm - 140cm depending on the variety.
The vast majority of the trees we ship have been pruned and will appear trimmed. This is expert pruning to ensure your tree branches well and produces maximum fruiting stems.
We may prune your tree before it arrives to your door. We do this to encourage your tree to branch freely which makes them better looking and more productive.
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Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days.
Please note – due to increased courier costs beyond our control, delivery charges to all non-UK Mainland addresses including Scottish Highlands & Islands may be subject to a postage surcharge.
Please call our Customer Service Team on 0344 573 8400 for further information.
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