Reine Claude de Bavay Gage

Gage

Description: This variety is the same as the imported gages we see in the shops. A very reliable cropper and if allowed to ripen on the tree is well flavoured. Green coloured fruits that turn yellow with a light bloom, some fruits have red dots. Flesh is golden yellow, juicy with sweet, rich flavours.

History: Raised by Major Esperen in Belgium in 1832 and later introduced in 1843. It was named after de Bavay, Director of the Royal Gardens Vilvoorde.

Attributes

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Uses: Eating
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Picking month: September
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 2

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