Stella’s Star ® Gage

Gage

Description: Stella's Star, also known as Hector's Greengage is a self fertile greengage that is very productive from an early age. Turns slightly yellow when ripening. The flavour is not intense, but is compensated for by such a productive tree. Can be eaten fresh or cooked into pies and jams.

History: Introduced by the late plant breeder Hector Harrison in the 1990s. Named after his daughter.

Attributes

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Uses: Eating
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Picking month: August
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 3
  • Any UK district
  • Relatively trouble-free

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