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James Grieve Apple tree

Owner: Linda

Location:  Nuneaton, WARWICKSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age of this tree:2024 years
Picking:Early to mid September
Soil:Good quality soil. 
Climate at this location:Typical wet and windy England
Pruning:Haven't done anything to it yet
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here

Owner's comments

Very easy tree to grow. Branches hang very low which creates a few problems when cutting the lawn it grows through. Husband swears at it a lot!

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 7 May
    Covered in blossom so I'm hoping for a good crop.
  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 25 April
    Scab: Mild attack
    Very disappointing crop. Many went scabby and fell off. Tree was flooded several times.