Violet Gage

Gage

Description: Violet is a very old variety, often known as Reine Claude Violette. Produces high quality fruits, although has smaller quantity than other varieties. Best grown against a warm wall to succeed well. Dark green, mostly covered in reddish purple, thin skin. Flesh is green, rich, sweet and juicy.

History: Origin is unknown although it was mentioned as new in 1780.

Pollination Partners: Gage Cambridge Gage Dennistons Superb Plum Czar Plum Victoria Mirabelle de Nancy Mirabelle Ruby Damson Merryweather Damson Shropshire Prune

Attributes

  • Uses: Eating
  • Picking month: August
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 2

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