10 years to reach maturity
Prunus domestica subsp. insititia is also commonly known by the names Damson or Damson Plum. It is a deciduous, twiggy, sometimes spiny tree in the rose family, Rosaceae. Flowers are attractive, coloured white and these appear from early spring, leading onto rounded yellow, red, green or purple fruits. This plant is part of the Royal Horticultural Society “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!