Green Gage plum tree produces a beautiful, opalescent looking green plum with bloom.
It is names after the wife of Francis I of France. Imported in the 18th Century to England by Sir Thomas Gage. An American favorite since early colonial times.
Small to medium, oval, yellowish green fruit that is juicy, smooth, and has amber flesh on a freestone pit. Rich, candy-like flavor. Considered the ideal dessert plum in Europe.
Cooks up nicely. Makes attractive preserves and canned fruit.
Stays rather small, low branched with a round head tree. The blossoms are incredibly sweet smelling and pollinators flock to it.
Susceptible to brown-rot so a good curculio management program is needed.
Grows well in Zones 5-9
Mariana 2624 rootstock.
3-4′ whip bare root trees
Grows up to 15 feet Tall