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PLUM - GREEN GAGE

Plum Green gage fruitBy Forest and Kim Starr CC BY 2.0 (Photo Credits)
Botanical Name: Prunus domestica
Description

Green Gage is a European type plum with small-medium sized, roundish fruit with greenish-yellow skin. Flesh is amber-yellow coloured, firm, freestone. Good, sweet flavour. Tends to bear biannually. A favourite for cooking, canning and desserts. Ripens in late summer. Mid-season blooming. Forms relatively small tree. High chill.

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Chill High (#ChillHigh), Climate Temperate (#ClimateTemperate), Colour Flesh Gold (#ColourFleshGold), Colour Flower White (#ColourFlowerWhite), Colour Fruit Skin Green (#ColourFruitSkinGreen), Jam Pickle And Preserve (#JamPickleAndPreserve), ScionWood (#ScionWood)

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Preferred Climate

Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate

2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Yes (Often below -2)

Amount of leaves in Winter?

No Leaves (Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas

WA

Water Requirements

Moderate Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest

2-3 Years

Sun or Shade

Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type

Good Drainage

Soil pH

Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months

March, April

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Plum - Green gage

H,i remember them as large,heart shaped,green going yellow when ripe ,medium tree. so sweet to eat. | Rhonda Sibley - Northam/ Perth, W.A 14-Jan-2011

Plum - Green gage

When I bought this years ago, Coes Golden drop was recommended as pollinator, big mistake, they flower totally different times. Never had fruit ever in 10 years. Make sure you have proper pollinator!! | Lentildude - Syd, NSW 13-Sep-2011

Plum - Green gage

A HUGE tree and very vigorous, roots shoot off new trees too. I have many varieties of plum but this is fastest growing - unfortunately only get about 3 plums. Am in lower bluemountains-not enough chill. Yes I bought goldendrop and pruneDgen to polinate | George - Blue mountains, SYD 24-Mar-2015

Plum - Green gage

Our Green Gage tree is less than 10 years old and has been producing loads of fruit annually. As the fruit matures it gets to be very yellow and incredibly sweet. We love it! | Kady De La Roz - Terra Bella, CA 29-Aug-2015
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Plum - Green gage 8/10

Steve1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3498 days 8hrs

Comments: -

 New planting this year. I have a Prune and Green Gage in Preston. The Green Gage prefers some protection from very hot sun and wind or burnt fruit results. Also have planted this year a Coe's Late Red and a Purple Gage.

Planted: 2009

Height 0.75 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: Prune d\' Agen

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Rotted Horse Manure

When I Fertilise: Yearly

Organic Status:Organic


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Plum - Green gage (Grafted)

Igor1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3532 days 16hrs

Comments: -

Grow this one for both the taste and the fact that if you have problems with birds, the green ripe plums are left for you.


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Plum - Green gage

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3207 days 9hrs

Comments: -

Age unknown, heavily prunned last year with no frui, did fruit a couple of years ago - juicy

Fruiting Months February

Planted: 2003

Height 2 metres

Qty: 1

Pest Control:

Possums love it

Organic Status:Organic


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Plum - Green gage

SimplersJoy1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3382 days 12hrs

Comments: -

Free standing, planted close to Prune Spleandour

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1


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Plum - Green gage (Grafted)

GardenOfColumba's Edible Fruits
Update: 1994 days 9hrs

Comments: - The elders in my family have good things to say about when they had these back in the old days.  Not sure if I get enough chill up here on my hill in Inala, but willing to give it a go.  Started to bud up then stopped growing.  Below the graft started to sprout.  Sad to see this premium tree die.

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

Question: Aside from prune d'Agen, anyone know of a reliable pollinator?


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Plum - Green gage 8/10

Potty Bob 1's Edible Fruits
Update: 18 days 13hrs

Comments: -

I will wait with in-trepidation to see if I get fruit , I hope I get enough chill .

I was told it will fruit here , but I only get 3-400 chill hours .. 

Very heathy looking plant .

Im going to see if I can get a Queen Garnet seed to germinate and fruit , never know your luck . 

Qty: 1

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Plum - Green gage (Grafted)

GreenHaven's Edible Fruits
Update: 3138 days 19hrs

Comments: -

given it last year as a housewalming present loved them as a kid.

Planted: 2009

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Summer

Autumn and Winter

Question:

whats the best cross polinator for it?


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Plum - Green gage 6/10

Nelly1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1498 days 15hrs

Comments: - didn't survive oct13 fires

Planted: 2009

Height 3 metres

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Autumn

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: chook, blood

Organic Status:Organic


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Zahrada1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1104 days 5hrs


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Plum - Green gage (Grafted) 8/10

Dimity Cottage1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1060 days 9hrs

Comments: - I like to experiment with different fruits and this is one I have plenty of Preserving recipes for. do know i not fruit here but I live in Hope!!!!

Height 3 metres

Qty: 1

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

Pest Control: ave not used any but would only use Cert Organic if I did.

Organic Status:Certified


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Plum - Green gage (Grafted) 9/10

Aaron Siemienow1's Edible Fruits
Update: 170 days 18hrs

Comments: -

Only just palnted

Planted: 2018

Pruned By: 50% in

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Pivot Multigro


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