Merryweather Damson Tree Gift

A traditional treasure

12 Months Warranty

This Merryweather Damson Tree Gift comes with a 12 Months Warranty to make sure your recipient is completely happy.

The Damson fruit is as traditional as Morris Dancers in England. The Merryweather Damson tree makes an unusual gift. The tree will produce a heavy crop of Damsons that are perfect for making jam or fillings for pies with.

The Merryweather Damson is a traditional English fruit that is perfect for cooking with.

It is larger than other varieties and is a lot easier to work with. The blue-black skinned fruit packs an acidic punch in its juicy yellow flesh, and is not too good to eat raw.

Once cooked it makes the best jams and jellies and is also a very popular filling for pies and crumbles.

A reliable tree that produces small white flowers in early April and a good heavy crop of fruit, ready for picking in late August/September.

  • The Merryweather Damson is a self-pollinating variety.
  • The Merryweather Damson tree has received the Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.
  • A reliable fruit tree that will produce a good heavy crop of Damsons between around September.
  • The tree is supplied in a 10 Litre pot. Approximately 150cm (5ft.) in height.
  • Ideal for growing in gardens of all sizes.
  • Grafted onto the semi-dwarfing rootstock, St Julien A.

Product Details


Light Green, Purple
Plant Type
Deciduous (bare from Nov to April)
Leaves and Foliage
Ultimate Height
Small - up to 4m / 13ft

Caring Information


Difficulty to Grow
Grow in Pot?
Ready to be planted into ground

Soil information

Best Soil?
Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture
Moist but well drained

Perfect Location

Sun Position
South-facing, West-facing, Don't know the direction the garden is facing? Add the postcode to Google Maps and zoom in to find out.
Sun Strength
Full Sun, Don't know the direction the garden is facing? Add the postcode to Google Maps and zoom in to find out.
Perfect for growing in medium gardens

What's Included

How will it arrive?

Packaged in:
Pot gift wrapped in recycled jute
Supplied in:
cardboard box outer (no branding on outside)
Delivered in:
10 litre pot


Send directly to your recipient. You choose when you want your gift delivered. You can add your own personal message that is printed in the accompanying greetings card. Up to 120 characters.

Greetings Card

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