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Coe's Golden Drop

Coe's Golden Drop

A traditional yellow gage, with a very good rich sweet gage-like flavor, but some balancing sharpness. Suitable for both dessert and culinary use.

Prunus domestica

Coe's Golden Drop plum trees for sale

  • 1-year maiden bare-root tree 33.45
    St. Julien rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
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History

Raised by Jervaise Coe, a market gardener from Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England, at the end of the 18th century. Mr Coe stated that it was seedling tree, most likely from an Old Green Gage stone pollinated by a White Magnum Bonum plum tree growing nearby.

Coe's Golden Drop characteristics

  • Gardening skillExperienced
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Picking seasonVery late Late October
  • CroppingLight
  • Keeping1 week Keeps fresh in a fridge longer than most plums.
  • Useful forEating freshCulinary
  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • Climate typeTemperate climatesWarm climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1800 - 1849
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Fruit colourYellow