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Cambridge

Cambridge

Cambridge

This is an English Gage of unknown parentage.

First grown by Chivers of Cambridge in 1927.

It is a Green medium sized Gage with a free stone.

It is liable to ‘split’ particularly if heavy rain falls within a week of it being ripe.

A very popular Gage ideal for desserts and jam making.

Ripe about 15th August.

Count Althan’s Gage

Count Althan's Gage

Count Althan’s Gage

This is a Czech gage whose parent is Greengage open pollinated.

First grown in Bohemia by Prochaska gardener to the Count in 1850.

This is a large Crimson gage with a part clinging stone.

Ripe about 21st August.

Early Transparent

Early Transparent

Early Transparent

An English Gage, parents are Transparent Gage and open pollinated.

First grown by Rivers in 1869, this is Golden-Yellow and stone free with a thin almost transparent skin.

Golden

Golden

Golden

Approximate ripening date: 13th Aug

Jefferson

Jefferson Gage

Jefferson Gage

This is an American Gage of unknown parentage. First grown by Judge Buel of Albany in 1825.

This is self sterile, Yellow in colour with Green dots. It has a clinging stone and is primarily a Dessert gage.

It is ripe about 20th August.

Late Transparent

Late Transparent

Late Transparent

This is a English grown gage first grown by Rivers in 1882. Parent is Old Transparent Gage open pollinated.

This is a Yellow medium sized gage with a free stone.

Ripe about 10th September.

Oulins

Oulins

Oulins

This is a French Gage of unknown parentage. First Grown at Coligny Ain in 1865.

It is a large Yellow round gage, ideal for Desserts.

Ripe about 4th August.

Reine Claude

Reine Claude

Reine Claude

A dessert gage with a green skin and sweet flavour.

Very popular in France!.

Transparent

Transparent gage

Transparent gage

This is a French Gage, parents are Greengage and open pollinated.

First grown by Lafay Belluve in Paris about 1845.

It is self fertile, medium sized Gage, Yellow in colour with a free stone.

Ripe about 25th August.

Violet Gage

Violet Gage

Violet Gage

This is believed to be an English gage of unknown parentage and origin.

First mentioned in 1780 and sold by J.C. Allgrove of Langley in 1927.

This is a medium sized gage with a clinging stone ideal for desserts.

Ripe about 25th August.

Washington Gage

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A small gage quite similar to the Denniston Superb. Also first grown in New York state around 1790.

Willingham

Willingham

Willingham

This is an English gage, parents are Greengage and open pollinated.

First grown near Worcester in 1938, it is a small gage very tasty with a free stone.

Ripe about 18th August.