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damson

1. a small rosaceous tree, Prunus domestica instititia (or P. instititia), cultivated for its blue-black edible plumlike fruit and probably derived from the bullace
2. the fruit of this tree
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There is a sunken rectangular pond, mature Lebanon cedar trees and rhododendrons and at the rear of the house there is a small orchard with apple, greengage and damson trees, as well as borders and a pond.
"Well plant damson trees there, we'll distill brandy, and we'll make the Spaniards look blue in the face like us.
At Chirk Castle catering manager Alex James is reaping the benefits of the castle having its own apple and damson trees. She has created a blackcurrant and apple cake especially for the autumn pudding promotion, while she also picks all the blackberries and raspberries from Chirk estate to add to the kitchen's culinary store.
Outside there is a stable, shed and gardens with apple, plum and damson trees. Details: GA 01684 561866.
To remove unmanaged lapsed hedge trees 15 m-c onsisting of holly, hazel and damson trees.
The two damson trees near the village are budding successfully, and come September juicy dark purple fruit will be ready for harvest.
Offer support I HAVE noticed that most fruit trees are laden with fruit this year, especially the damson trees. As the fruit develops so does the weight, of course, and this extra weight will be quite considerable for the boughs to support.
To the back of the property the gardens gently rise to a small orchard with apple, greengage and damson trees along with a deep border and a pond bordering the woodland.
The Winster Valley is a hidden gem of Cumbria, famous for its damson trees - if you visit in spring you will see them dripping with blossom.