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Apple
James Grieve 

 

 

 

 
SummaryA versatile cooking apple, excellent for juice, and widely used in breeding programmes.




Identification

James Grieve




Fruit colourRed / Green




Flesh colour




Fruit size




Fruit shape




Using

James Grieve




FlavorAverage




Flavour styleSharper




Ripening periodMid season




Use/Keeping1-2 months




Cooking resultKeeps shape




Growing

James Grieve




Picking




CroppingGood




VigourSlightly large




PollinationFlowering group 3
Flowers Mid season
Partially self-fertile
Blossom frost-resistance
Gardening skillVery easy




ProblemsCanker - Some resistance
Scab - Some susceptibility
Fireblight - Some susceptibility

Other

James Grieve




Country of originUnited Kingdom




Other qualitiesAwards 1993


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