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About this Old Green Gage Gage tree

Owner: Mark

Location:  IPSWICH, SUFFOLK, United Kingdom

Soil characteristics at this location: dont know ? urban outskirts of town could have acidic probelms 
Climate at this location: suffolk coastal, near river , british rubbish
Pruning: prune, unfortunatly somebody else trained it as a hedge tree
Age of this tree: Not sure
Tree form: Not sure
Height: Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping: Light crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Organic treatments
Main local pests: slugs ,wasps, birds

Owner's comments

This tree behaves with its fruit like a gage/plum IE It grows its fruit inside the bush (hiding from birds ,the blossom is cream/white and appears march/april but later this year the fruit are light green but turn full purple when ripe but are apple shaped not egg shape fruit are sweeter than plums ,fruit very poor this year will upload pics when available

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
1kg / 2lbs 1.5m / 5.0ft high
1.5m / 5.0ft wide
I have registered this tree has old green gage but in truth i don't know if it is a sort of plum/gage /damson/bulace my best guess is gage ,is also an old tree been cut down to stump but has grown back and started producing fruit 2 years ago when i planted an apple tree as a pollinator unintentionally, need help identifying







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