Gage Oulins

 

Dual purpose gage. It can be used in cooking to make pies and jams. It is also sweet, juicy and delicious eaten straight off the tree. A large fruit by gage standards it needs a sunny aspect to produce good and consistent crops. It has an attractive golden colour with faint red dots and yellow transparent semi clinging flesh. Self-fertile, meaning another gage in the same area is not required to aid in its pollination. It is best picked in August and used with a week. 4-5 Meters Height.

 

Plant in moist well drained soil. Full sun, Hardy.

 

General Fruit Tree & Fruit Planting and care

  • Water the Fruit or Fruit tree thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If planting the Fruit or Fruit Tree in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • If using a stake position the Fruit Tree against the stake if one stake is used or in the middle if two are being used.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well.
  • Secure to the stake or stakes using one or two rubber adjustable straps.
  • Water the Fruit thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.