The fruits are larger and milder in flavour than the Shropshire Damson; self fertile and hardy.
The most well known Damson variety.
Tree sizes for Merryweather Damson:
Pixy rootstock is dwarf and can be maintained at around 200cm's in height & width. It is an ideal choice for a smaller garden or intensive orchard and this dwarf Merryweather Damson is also suitable for growing n a 24" container.
St Julien is a vigorous tree making a more traditionally orchard-sized tree of around 280-300cm's in height and spread. A heavy cropping tree, ideal for lawn, grassy areas, paddock, etc.