Greengage FAQs:

Q: Are Greengages a group of cultivars of the common European plum?

A: Yes.

Q: Are Greengages also called la bonne reine in France?

A: Yes.

Q: Are Greengages grown in temperate areas and are known for the rich?

A: Yes, and confectionery flavour.

Q: Are Greengages widely grown in particular in western Europe?

A: Yes.

Q: Were Greengages cultivated in the American colonies, even being grown on the plantations of American presidents George Washington and Thomas Jefferson?

A: Yes, However, their cultivation in North America has declined significantly since the 18th century.