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An excellent self-fertile sweet yellow gage like dessert plum
Origin: USA, 1790
Pollination: Denniston's Superb is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.
History and description of Denniston's Superb
Denniston's Superb was originally raised from an open pollinated Greengage at Prince's Nursery,
Flushing, New York, USA c 1790 and named Imperial Gage. It is now usually known as Denniston's
Superb, a name originally given to a possibly identical cultivar believed to have been raised by
Isaac Denniston, Albany, New York c 1835.
Medium sized, oval-oblong, yellow fruit. Moderately juicy, golden flesh with excellent sweet
flavour. Small semi-clinging stone.
Produces a hardy tree which is self-fertile and a heavy reliable cropper. It is also a good pollinator.
Characteristics of Denniston's Superb plum and gage trees