Plum - Merton Gage

Merton Gage Plum

Prunus domestica
A sweet mid season yellow gage.

Origin: London UK 1923

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

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Merton Gage Plum Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


History and description of Merton Gage

Raised from a cross between Pond's Seedling and Transparent Gage by M B Crane at John Innes Horticultural Institute in Merton, London 1923 Medium to large, oval- obong, yellow fruit. Sweet dessert gage.



Main characteristics of Merton Gage

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

Tree vigour  Moderate

Pollination date  21
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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Parentage  Pond's SeedlingTransparent Gage