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Lindsey Gage plum trees

Prunus domestica
  • Picking season: Late
  • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3

Lindsey Gage is a lesser-known English green gage, but with a high quality sweet gage-like flavour. It is very similar to Cambridge Gage, and probably related in some way.

Lindsey Gage ripens towards in August, and is equally good as a fresh dessert plum or for culinary purposes.

Lindsey Gage plum trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree St. Julien rootstock £42.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £25.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now for delivery from late August / early September 2021 for pot grown trees (or late November / early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.

How to grow

As with most green gages Lindsey Gage prefers a dry climate and does best when planted in a sunny aspect.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Lindsey Gage is thought to originate from the area of Lindsey in Lincolnshire, and is probably a seedling of Cambridge Gage.

Lindsey Gage characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates

Using

  • Picking monthAugust
  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
  • Food usesEating freshCulinary

Problems

  • Disease resistanceAverage

Climate

    Identification

    • Country of originUnited Kingdom
    • Fruit colourGreen - light
    • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit