Washington

Washington

Regular price $28.00 Sale

One of the largest of maincrop gages.  Of typical form, skin clear yellow at full ripeness, without any shading of pink, flesh equally yellow, a little of white fiber showing through the translucent skin, flesh melting, very sweet, lacking the acidity of the Green Gage.  Perhaps the most handsome of all gages.  Origin in the same lot of seeds as Imperial Gage and a probable sibling, at the Prince nursery on Long Island in the 1790s and thus one of the oldest American fruit varieties.  Benefits from a pollinator, such as Bavay.  Early August, after Green Gage.   On 29c.