Plum - Bryanston Gage

Bryanston Gage Plum

Prunus domestica
An excellent dessert yellow gage with larger more attractive fruit than greengage

Origin: Dorset UK 1831

Pollination:  Bryanston Gage is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Plum Trees



Bryanston Gage Plum Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.


Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
Price
Quantity
S-766 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
£19.00
St Julien A - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden
£19.00
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History and description of Bryanston Gage

Originally found in Lord Portman's gardens at Bryanstone in Dorset, UK c 1800 and first recorded in 1831. It is believed to be the progeny of a Greengage and a Coe's Golden Drop which were growing close by in the same garden.

Medium-large, oval-oblong fruit. Pale green skin turning primrose yellow with numerous red dots. Greenish yellow, firm, juicy flesh. Semi-clinging stone. Excellent sweet gage flavour.

Vigorous spreading tree with very large light green leaves. Only a light to moderate cropper.



Main characteristics of Bryanston Gage

Use Dessert
Colour Yellow
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Medium
Season of use  L Aug

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Spreading
Cropping Light

Pollination date  19
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  Coe's Golden Drop (?)Old Greengage (?)