Greengage trees?

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sussexman's picture
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I have recently been given some greengages to eat. All I can say is that they are fruit from the gods.
I am going to try to grow one. Has anyone ever grown one and can give this old man some tips.
I am always ready to learn.
I always say the only time you stop learning is when your 6ft under.
Sussexman Dig a little, Dream a lot

Mousepotatoes's picture
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Here's what I found...hope it

Here's what I found...hope it helps ya Colin! Sounds like it's pretty much like growing any other plums...which is pretty darned easy in my opinion...my plums have been simple compared to other fruit trees I have.

Green Gage-Bavays Details:
Plant FactsMature Height Standard: 15 - 25 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Type Semi Dwarf
Characteristics Freestone
Support Required No
Will Produce 3 - 5 years
Pollinator Required No
Harvest Period Mid September
Root Stock Standard: Myro 29C
Zones 4-8

Larrys Rock Garden's picture
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:)

Sounds interesting! Plums have done well here, but not other fruit trees. So maybe I should look into those!:)

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