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Gage (Prunus) Violet

Violet

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

Uses for this variety

Gage Bite Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 2 Flowering group 2
Picking month Late August Picking month Late August