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Fruit tree comparison - Reine Claude de Bavay
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Reine Claude de Bavay

The most widely-grown green gage, Reine Claude de Bavay has the distinctive gage-like flavour.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Suitable for beginners
CroppingLight
Fertility?Self-fertile
Flowering group?3
Pollinating others?Average
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Weak growing
Bearing regularity?Regular
Fruit persistence?Normal ripening

Using

Picking season?Late
Early September
Use / keeping?1-3 days
Flavour quality?Very good
Flavour styleSweeter

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Average

Identification

Country of originBelgium
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colourGreen
Blossom colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen