A sweet fairly large attractive yellow gage. A good garden variety for most parts of the UK.
Origin: France, 1856
Pollination: Oullins Gage is partially self-fertile and would produce some crop without a pollinator but would benefit considerably from a pollinator.
History and description of Oullins Gage
Oullins Gage was discovered as a chance seedling at Coligny, Ain, France and introduced
by the French nurseryman Massot of Oullins near Lyon sometime before
Medium large, round-oval fruit. Straw yellow skin with red dots and
greyish bloom. Firm, clear, fairly dry yellow flesh. Sweet but not as good
in flavour as the best gages. Semi-clinging stone.
Vigorous, upright tree. Rather slow to come into bearing and only a
moderate cropper. A good pollinator.
Characteristics of Oullins Gage plum and gage trees
|Use||Dual Cul & Des |
|Picking time|| |
|Season of use||M Aug |
|Disease resistance||Bacterial Canker - Slightly resistant |
|Suitable for||Northern Britain |
|Special features||Good Pollinator |
|Self-fertility||Partially self-fertile |