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Damson Plum

Damson Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus domestica 'Damson'
The Damson plum has a tart, juicy golden yellow flesh with bluish-purple skin. The self-fertile, vigorous tree crops heavy and ripens from August to early September. Damson is a great little plum for jelly, but if you like plums with "pucker factor"

Danube® Tart Cherry

Danube® Tart Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus cerasus 'Danube®'
Danube® Tart Cherry is a new cultivar for the United States. The fruit is medium to large, dark red, and sweeter than Montmorency. The trees are very productive. It ripens earlier than Montmorency and has red juice and flesh. It is great for eating

Dolgo Edible-Ornamental Crab

Dolgo Edible-Ornamental Crab

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Dolgo'
Dolgo Crab apple is one of the earliest to bloom in the spring with its pink buds opening into large white flowers which are very fragrant. It sets an abundant crop of red, edible crabapples which are about 1 1/2 inches in diameter. It is also an e

Domaines Bitter Hard Cidre Apple

Domaines Bitter Hard Cidre Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Domaines'

Domaine is an excellent hard cidre variety that will impart a bitter flavor to the cidre blend.  The tree is a vigorous and strong limbed grower.  It ripens in early October.   It is susceptible to scab and fire blight.


DR-606 Apricot

DR-606 Apricot

Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca 'DR-606'

DR-606 is a very hardy apricot that ripens late in the season.  Reportedly good flavored.  It is self-fertile.


Duarte Japanese Plum

Duarte Japanese Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus salicina 'Duarte'
Grandpa's Choice™ Duarte plum is a large, heart-shaped, deep red fruit with a sweet blood-red flesh that is excellent for fresh eating or canning. A vigorous and hardy tree. It ripens in mid-season ahead of Italian and Stanley. It is w

Duchess Apple

Duchess Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Duchess'
Duchess is a very old heritage variety that is still a treat in the early summer. It is a good cooking apple, but just ordinary for fresh eating. Duchess is a medium to large, greenish yellow apple with bright red striping and splashes. It has rus