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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-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    St. Julien rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
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Deliveries resume December 2020


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

  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping1-3 days
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Useful forEating freshCulinary
  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • VigourVigorous
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • Climate typeTemperate climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Fruit colourGreen - light
  • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit