St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref G6

Tree Details   
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Tree Type Damson
Variety Farleigh Damson
Rootstock St Julien A
Date Planted 15 March 2010
Tree Description A small blue-black fruit of fine rich flavour when cooked. In suitable conditions can bear enormous crops. Partially self fertile it is readily pollinated by other plums. A sturdy upright tree.
Comments Chosen by CS. Damsons have an exquisite flavour in preserves and pickles, often neglected in the past and deserving of more attention.
Orchard Map
Is there anything quite so good as both the smell and taste of a ripe greengage picked hot in the sun?   (Eleanour Sinclair Rohde)