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Pollination of Old Green Gage gage trees

Your Old Green Gage gage tree is in flowering group 3. It is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner of a different variety nearby. The following varieties should pollinate this gage tree. (European plums, gages, damsons, cherry plums, mirabelles, bullaces will usually cross-pollinate if their flowering times overlap).

Pollenizer varieties in our catalogue

  1. Avalon is a large mid-season red/purple plum, similar to Victoria, with a very good flavour.

    AvalonCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 2  Partially self-fertile  Picking season: Mid-Late season

    Stock availability: sold out

  2. Belle de Louvain is a large purple culinary plum, useful because it can be grown on north-facing walls.

    Belle de LouvainCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 3  Self-fertile  Picking season: Mid season

    Stock availability: sold out

  3. Czar is a traditional culinary plum, one of the easiest plums trees, will even fruit on north-facing walls.

    CzarCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 3  Self-fertile  Picking season: Early-Mid season

    Stock availability:

    • 1-year bare-root St.Julien
  4. Denniston's Superb is a gage-like green plum, raised in New York in the 19th century.

    Denniston's SuperbCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 2  Self-fertile  Picking season: Early-Mid season

    Stock availability: sold out

  5. One of the easier gages to grow, Early Transparent has attractive semi-translucent plums.

    Early Transparent GageCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 3  Self-fertile  Picking season: Mid season

    Stock availability: sold out

  6. One of the hardiest damsons, and crops heavily. Farleigh has the distinctive damson flavour.

    FarleighCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 3  Self-fertile  Picking season: Mid-Late season

    Stock availability: sold out

  7. Guinevere is a modern late-season dessert plum, with a good flavour.

    GuinevereCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 3  Self-fertile  Picking season: Late season

    Stock availability: sold out

  8. Haganta is a new large blue plum from Germany, one of the latest-ripening and an excellent flavour.

    HagantaCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 3  Partially self-fertile  Picking season: Late season

    Stock availability: sold out

  9. Herman is one of the best quality early-season plum varieties, blue/purple with yellow flesh.

    HermanCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 2  Self-fertile  Picking season: Early season

    Stock availability:

    • 1-year bare-root VVA-1
    • 1-year bare-root Wavit
    • 1-year bare-root St.Julien
  10. Jefferson is a large yellow gage / plum, easy to grow, crops well, very juicy and great flavour.

    JeffersonCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 2  Self-sterile  Picking season: Mid-Late season

    Stock availability: sold out

  11. Jubilee is a new heavy-cropping dessert plum variety, similar to Victoria but larger and more reliable.

    JubileeCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 3  Self-fertile  Picking season: Mid season

    Stock availability:

    • 1-year bare-root St.Julien
  12. Marjorie's Seedling is an easy to grow, late-season, heavy cropping purple/black plum.

    Marjorie's SeedlingCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 3  Self-fertile  Picking season: Very-Late season

    Stock availability:

    • 1-year bare-root St.Julien
  13. Merryweather is a very popular damson, with unusually large fruit, one of the hardiest of fruit trees.

    MerryweatherCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 3  Self-fertile  Picking season: Mid season

    Stock availability: sold out

  14. Mirabelle de Nancy is an old traditional Mirabelle, originating from north-east France.

    Mirabelle de NancyCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 3  Partially self-fertile  Picking season:

    Stock availability: sold out

  15. Opal is an early plum variety with a good flavour, self-fertile and very easy to grow.

    OpalCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 3  Self-fertile  Picking season: Early-Mid season

    Stock availability:

    • 1-year bare-root VVA-1
    • 1-year bare-root Wavit
  16. The flavour of a true gage yet also easy to grow, Oullins Golden Gage is a good first gage tree.

    Oullins Golden GageCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 4  Self-fertile  Picking season: Mid season

    Stock availability: sold out

  17. The most widely-grown green gage, Reine Claude de Bavay has the distinctive gage-like flavour.

    Reine Claude de BavayCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 3  Self-fertile  Picking season:

    Stock availability: sold out

  18. Early Prolific is a very heavy-cropping early-season plum, raised by the famous Rivers nursery.

    Rivers' Early ProlificCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 2  Self-fertile  Picking season: Early-Mid season

    Stock availability:

    • 1-year bare-root St.Julien
  19. The definitive English damson, Shropshire Prune has the rich astringent flavour typical of damsons.

    Shropshire PruneCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 3  Self-fertile  Picking season: Mid season

    Stock availability: sold out

  20. Victoria is the definitive English plum, attractive fruit, good for eating, and outstanding flavour for cooking.

    VictoriaCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 3  Self-fertile  Picking season: Mid season

    Stock availability:

    • 1-year bare-root Wavit
    • 1-year bare-root St.Julien
  21. Warwickshire Drooper is a good quality dual-purpose yellow plum, with heavy crops.

    Warwickshire DrooperCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 2  Self-fertile  Picking season: Late season

    Stock availability:

    • 1-year bare-root St.Julien
  22. Also known as Yellow Egg, Yellow Pershore is a self-fertile heavy cropping culinary plum.

    Yellow PershoreCheck pollinators >Flowering group: 2  Self-fertile  Picking season: Mid-Late season

    Stock availability:

    • 1-year bare-root VVA-1
    • 1-year bare-root St.Julien

Other compatible varieties

We do not sell these varieties but they may be available from other fruit tree nurseries. Use our enquiry form and we will help you find a supplier.

More advice about pollination

Please note that our whilst our system takes many relevant factors into account, it is certainly not completely accurate

Our article on the pollination of fruit trees gives more details of the factors involved in pollination.

Pollination between plum species

European Plums, Gages, Damsons, Bullaces, Mirabelles and Cherry Plums can usually cross-pollinate each other provided their flowering times overlap. However none of these species can cross-pollinate with Japanese Plums.

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