Plum - Golden Transparent Gage

Golden Transparent Gage Plum

Prunus domestica
A very sweet heavy cropping self-fertile yellow gage

Origin: Hertfordshire UK 1890

Pollination:  Golden Transparent Gage is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Plum Trees

Golden Transparent 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
S-766 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
St Julien A - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden
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St Julien A - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price*
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Brompton - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden
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History and description of Golden Transparent Gage

Raised by Thomas Rivers, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, UK from an open pollinated Transparent Gage and introduced in 1890. Awarded a First Class Certificate by the RHS in 1893.

Medium large, round squarish fruit. Clear golden yellow skin with a bloom and often red dots. The firm flesh is very sweet with a delicious rich gage flavour.

Small tree very suitable for fan training on a wall. Heavy cropper.

Main characteristics of Golden Transparent Gage

Use Dessert
Colour Yellow
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Medium
Season of use  E Sep

Tree vigour  Small
Cropping Heavy
Suitable for Northern Britain

Pollination date  20
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self Fertile
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Parentage  Transparent Gage
Other names  Harriet