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Gage (Prunus) Reine Claude de Bavay
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Reine Claude de Bavay

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.

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking
Gage Bite Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 2 Flowering group 2
Self-fertile Self-fertile
Picking month Early September Picking month Early September