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Lindsey Gage

  • Picking season: Late
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3

Lindsey Gage is a lesser-known English green gage, but with a high quality sweet gage-like flavour. It is very similar to Cambridge Gage, and probably related in some way.

Lindsey Gage ripens towards in August, and is equally good as a fresh dessert plum or for culinary purposes.

Prunus domestica

Lindsey Gage plum trees for sale

  • 1.1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    St. Julien rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)


How to grow

Lindsey Gage is a lesser-known English green gage, but with a high quality sweet gage-like flavour. It is very similar to Cambridge Gage, and probably related in some way.

Lindsey Gage ripens towards in August, and is equally good as a fresh dessert plum or for culinary purposes.



History

As with most green gages Lindsey Gage prefers a dry climate and does best when planted in a sunny aspect.



Lindsey Gage characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):late August
    • Picking season:Late
    • Cropping:Good
    • Keeping (of fruit):1-3 days
    • Food uses:Eating fresh, Culinary
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Average
    • Self-fertility:Partially self-fertile
    • Flowering group:3
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Vigour:Vigorous
    • Bearing regularity:Regular
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Average
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F), Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:United Kingdom
    • Fruit colour:Green - light
    • Awards:RHS Award of Garden Merit