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Reine Claude de Bavay Trees

Key Data
Misc Pollinator, Self fertile
Pollination Group Pollination Group C
Fruiting Mid Season Fruiting
Type Eating

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Prunus Reine Claude de Bavay

Description of Reine Claude de Bavay Gage Trees & Fruit:
This classic greengage variety is reliable, has a good crop size and sweet fruit that are best for eating fresh.

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Characteristics of Reine Claude de Bavay Trees:

  • Self fertile.
  • Crops in Early September.
  • Pollination group C

Growing Reine Claude de Bavay Plum Trees:
The more sun your trees get the heavier and tastier their crop. Rich soil is important - dig in plenty of good manure and compost before planting. Plums also need good drainage and they respond well if planted with Rootgrow.

Reine Claude de Bavay Rootstocks:
Please note that all our Reine Claude trees are on St Julien A rootstocks unless otherwise described.

History & Parentage of Reine Claude de Bavay:
Reine Claude de Bavay was named after the Director of the Vilvoorde Horticultural Station, near Brussels. It's parentage is unknown. It was raised by Major Esperens in 1832. The nurseryman Thomas Rivers imported it to Britain in 1846. Today, it is one of the most common commercial varieties in France; if you've bought greengages in the supermarker before, it's likely that they were Bavay gages.


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