Transparent Gage

Transparent Gage

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Grandfather of a series of "transparent" gages of English origin, this is the true Reine Claude Transparente of XVIII century France. So named because the pit could be seen in cameo when the fruit is held up to the sun, so making the flesh translucent if not transparent. Large, slightly oblong, pale orange fruits, flesh yellow, rich true gage flavor, and juicy. Upon ripening, remains in good condition for long, to three weeks on the tree, a month under refrigeration. One of the great fruits of the European tradition. Usually self-fertile. Late July, and after. 650 hours. On Myro 29c.