A guide to choosing the right size

Fruit trees for sale | Damson Trees. 

All orders are despatched in one delivery. If your order contains both bare root and container grown plants then we can only despatch when all plants are ready. 

Any Bare Root fruit trees - Availability means available for supply from Nov - May

Any Container grown fruit trees - Availability means available for supply now. 

Fruit trees are grafted onto rootstocks. Rootstocks come in 5 sizes (2 for Damsons) see the chart below, all of our trees are labelled using these codes.

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VVA-1 Dwarfing 2.5 - 3 Metres when mature.

St Julien A (SJA) 3.5 - 4 Metres when mature.

Bare Root = Field grown trees that have been freshly lifted and supplied with no soil around the roots. Only available during the dormant period November-April
Coir Pot = Grown in a coir fibre pot that can be planted directly in the soil causing no root disturbance.
10 Litre = Container grown and can be planted all year round. The size refers to the number of litres of compost that the container holds.
1 Year Maiden = A one year old tree and the size depends on the variety but in general they will be 125cm in height and will have some side branches.
2 Year Bush = A two year old tree that has been pruned back in the first winter to form a bush shape. Generally trees will be 150-175cm in height with multiple side branches.



Damsons grow on most soils except pure peat and heavy clay. They are very tolerant of altitude, soil type, acidity and alkalinity. They will grow as far north as Scotland, but are favoured by the wetter conditions of the western side of the country. Although they like a damp climate, blossom time needs to be dry for good pollination, and they do not like their roots to stand in swampy conditions.

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delivery charges

Collection - If you would like to collect your trees then use this option. Note the collection is from the Wholesale Nursery office between Monday-Friday only. Please allow 1 working days for your order to be processed prior to collection date.

We are not a Garden Centre or retail Nursery. Orders can be placed via our website and the collection option can be selected at the checkout. Your order will then be ready for you to collect during our normal opening hours which are Monday-Friday 07.30-16.30. Our plants are grown in fields that can be 2 miles away from our office so it is not possible to just turn up and select your own trees.

Delivery Charges - The delivery charge is worked out from the weight and the size of the plant. We have several rates that apply to UK mainland addresses. A delivery charge of £8.50 is for all single tree orders. £10.00 if more than one tree except in the case of the Espalier and Fan trained trees where this charge is a maximum of £40.00. The lower postal rates range from £2.80 - £5.70, will be applied to smaller orders of the lighter plants like currants, raspberries, gooseberries, blackberries, asparagus and strawberries although larger orders will go into the £10.00 rate. Once you have put together your order the delivery charge will show before payment. All orders are despatched in one delivery.

To take advantage of a promotional code or gift voucher this must be entered into the redeem code box at the checkout. Discounts cannot be given once an order is completed and any codes have not been used.


Damson Fruit Trees | Genus Prunus | domestica

Hauszwetsche is a dark-blue damson-like plum or prune. Yellow flesh that has a spicy flavour. Can be eaten fresh.

Size and shape of fruit trees for sale below.

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Rootstock Description Price Availability QTY

3 May 16 | Deirdre Doyle

Having ordered fruit trees from Blackmoor, I discovered they would be delivered faster than I expected which would be during a 6 day period when I would be away. I contacted Blackmoor and they made a note of it and arranged to deliver 2 days after my return in a fairly tight window as I was going away again. Blackmoor were extremely helpful, kept me constantly informed and the trees arrived when stated, very well packed and in excellent condition. 5 Stars to Blackmoor and I wouldn't hesitate to highly recommend them

27 Feb 15 | Dawnmarie

I come back to Blackmoors time and time again because the fruit stock is second to none; the customer service is excellent; the packaging is sturdy; despatch is swift ie a few days rather than weeks. Again, this Hauszwetsche I have just received is one fine specimen. Thankyou so much everyone at Blackmoors. I love my tree!

19 Dec 14 | Mark Posner

Just received this tree yesterday and I have to say I am very impressed with the quality and the speed that you have dealt with my order. This was my fist order with you and it will not be my last! Thank you

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