All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Cambridge Gage gage


A popular English green-gage.


Visitor reviews


Tree register

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

Record your blossom dates in our Fruit Tree Register - more >>.


Origins

  • 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

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Green

Using

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

Growing

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

Climate

  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates

Parents and other ancestors of this variety



Where to buy fresh fruit

United Kingdommap >




References

  • Fruit Expert
    Author: Hessayon


©2019 Orange Pippin Ltd. All rights reserved.

You may not reproduce any of the content of this website without our express permission.
We do not accept any liability for loss or damage incurred as a result of any errors in the content of this website.