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Cambridge Gage gage

A popular English green-gage.

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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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  • 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

Parents and other ancestors of this variety

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