Old Green Gage is one of the best gages to eat. Unfortunately it is not a heavy or regular cropper. Bullfinches love the fruit buds, and wasps love the fruits!

It is frost-sensitive and it needs a good pollinator. The tree is very vigorous and not easy to manage. Fairly disease-resistant.

Read an article on plum, greengage and damson pollination, with a pollination compatibility chart.

Read an article on how to grow greengages.

Browse our list of fruit tree varieties

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Old Green Gage, photo by Lars Blankers on Unsplash