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Goldengage

About the size of a green gage, but golden yellow, with sweet golden flesh. Excellent eaten fresh but also great for bottling and preserving. Thought to be originally French late discovered around 1856. Self fertile but will do better with another English plum nearby eg. Damson, Angelina, Green gage. Ripens February.

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Specifications

Ripening Time February - March
Fertility Needs a pollinator (produces viable pollen)
Growth Habit Can be espaliered using the "fan" style only. Free standing tree grows to around 3 - 5m tall.
Rootstock Non-dwarfing rootstock
Chill Tolerance Normal chill
Plant Sizes Normal: approx 70-130cm bare rooted; Small: approx 50-70cm bare rooted

Pollination Guide

  • Pollination is far simpler than most people think. Generally, unless self fertile simply get 2 or more different varieties in the same group (eg pears) to ensure adequate pollination. A more comprehensive explanation can be found in our Pollination Guide
  • More information on Espaliering
  • More information in our Articles and on planting and pruning.
  • Answers to Common Questions.

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Goldengage

Goldengage

About the size of a green gage, but golden yellow, with sweet golden flesh. Excellent eaten fresh but also great for bottling and preserving. Thought to be originally French late discovered around 1856. Self fertile but will do better with another English plum nearby eg. Damson, Angelina, Green gage. Ripens February.