Count Althan's Gage

  • Price: £18.50

A fine quality gage. The large fruits have a purple skin over a yellow background with lots of golden dots and a thick bloom. The golden yellow flesh is sweet, juicy and of good flavour. The round oval stone comes away from flesh almost free. Fruits mid August.

Originated in Czech republic in 1860 and introduced into the UK via Belguim by River's Nursery, Herts by 1867. A reliable cropper, it is not self fertile requiring a pollinator.

Picking time - mid August   Pollination group - D

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