Cambridge Gage

Prunus ‘Cambridge Gage’ is a cultivar of plum tree known for its delicious and sweet gage-like plums. This deciduous tree typically reaches a height of around 10-15 feet (3-4.5 meters).

The Appearance

A small deciduous fruit tree with a rounded crown and dark green, oval leaves. It produces small, green to yellow plums with a sweet flavor.


The Produce

'Cambridge Gage' plums are excellent for eating fresh, making jams and jellies, or using in various culinary applications.


The Flowers

Produces clusters of white flowers in spring, which are followed by the small plums in late summer.


The Leaves

The deep green leaves create a dense canopy, providing ample shade during the growing season.


The Bark

The bark is smooth and gray, becoming more fissured with age.


The Habitat

Prefers well-drained soils and full sun. Commonly found in orchards and gardens.


The Ecology

Provides habitat and food for various wildlife, including pollinators and fruit-eating birds and mammals.


The Culture

Valued for its sweet plums, which are enjoyed fresh, in cooking, and in preserves.


Fun Facts

The Cambridge Gage is known for its high-quality fruit and is considered one of the best dessert plums.

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