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Cambridge Gage gage

Last updated 15 May 2013.

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A popular English green-gage.


  • Species: Prunus domestica
  • Parentage: Seedling of Old Green Gage
  • Originates from: Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: Late 19th century
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2015
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1978-273


  • Fruit colour: Green


  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Uses: Cooking
  • Flavour quality: Very good
  • Harvest period: Late season
  • Use / keeping: 1-3 days


  • Cropping: Good
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Vigour: Slightly large


  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates

Relationships to other varieties

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References and further reading about this variety

  • Fruit Expert
    Author: Hessayon

Fruit tree register

Do you have a tree of this variety in your garden or orchard? If so please register the details here and contribute to our international register of fruit trees.

The following Cambridge Gage trees have been registered - click the name to view more details of each tree.

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United Kingdom


Latest Spring blossom records for this variety

2015 season

  • 17th April  2015  - tree owned by Ada in OXFORD, United Kingdom

2011 season

  • 16th March  2011  - tree owned by Alan in CHIPPENHAM, United Kingdom

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