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Plum trees
Oullins Golden Gage

The flavour of a true gage yet also easy to grow, Oullins Golden Gage is a good first gage tree.
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Plum trees
Oullins Golden Gage
Picking seasonMid
CroppingLight
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Flavour qualityVery good
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Flavour style (apples)Sweeter
Food usesEating fresh
Culinary
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Growing


Plum trees
Oullins Golden Gage
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersGood
PloidyDiploid
VigourVigorous
Bearing regularityRegular
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Problems


Plum trees
Oullins Golden Gage
CankerSome resistance
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Climate


Plum trees
Oullins Golden Gage
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Plum trees
Oullins Golden Gage
Country of originFrance
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Flower colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourYellow
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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