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About this Old Green Gage Gage tree

Owner: Gordon

Location:  ORANGEVILLE, ONTARIO, Canada


Age: Planted in about
Soil characteristics at this location: Well-drained Brockport clay loam, very shallow, broken shale at 20-45cm. 
Climate at this location: CAN 5a/5b boundary; 2012 USDA 4a/4b boundary - mesic (normally humid summer) continental
Pruning: Maintain open branching
Age of this tree: Less than 5 years
Tree form: Half-standard
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Not specified
Growth characteristics: This tree grows easily here
Herbicides: Not sure
Pesticides: Not sure


Owner's comments

Listed as 'Old Green Gage' due to tree being very vigorous and fruit description matches - however only had one crop year - 5 fruits in 2011. Tree was sold by nursery as "Green Gage = Reine Claude".

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2012

Warm March (to 20C), cold April (to -9C) killed blossoms, no crop.
2011

First crop 5-8 fruit, ripened in Sept. out of country :(
2010

2009

Planted 2009

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