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James Grieve Apple tree

Owner: Judith

Location:  Plencia, SPAIN, Spain

Age:Planted in about
Climate at this location:5centigrade-30/35, generally humid.
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:caterpillars and fly.

Owner's comments

Up until this year, produced fruit nearly annually, this year first leaves appeared then all dropped off.Have a nude tree.Any suggestions? Also have an Idared for pollination, but a very good tart apple, excellent for cooking. Many thanks.