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Cambridge Gage gage

A popular English green-gage.


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United Kingdom

Ireland

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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Origins

  • Species: Prunus domestica
  • Parentage: Seedling of Old Green Gage
  • Introduced: Late 19th century
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2015

Using

  • Picking season: Late
  • Cropping: Good
  • Keeping (of fruit): 1-3 days
  • Flavor style (apples): Sweeter
  • Food uses: Eating fresh
  • Food uses: Culinary

Growing

  • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Bearing regularity: Regular

Climate

  • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
  • Summer average maximum temperatures: Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Period of origin: 1850 - 1899
  • Fruit colour: Green - light

Where to buy fresh fruit

United Kingdom




References

  • Fruit Expert
    Author: Hessayon


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