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James Grieve Apple tree

Owner: James

Location:  York, NORTH YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2009
Age of this tree:12 years
Tree form:Fan
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Not sure

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 5 May
    Harvest: 4th week September  7kg / 15lbs
    Good crop but slightly less than previous years
  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 13 April
    Harvest: 3rd week September  10kg / 22lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   3.5m / 11.7ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Mild attack
    Good Crop not as large fruits as last year - less May drop this year
  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 18 April
    Harvest: 2nd week September  15kg / 33lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   6.0m / 20.0ft wide
    Good Year many large fruits
  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 14 April
    Harvest: 3rd week September  9kg / 20lbs
    Best crop so far (about 30 fruit) some quite large
  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 16 April
    Harvest: 4th week September  3kg / 7lbs
    Reasonable crop best of four trees in garden
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 16 April
    Much Blossom - Crop failed - dried cracked and dropped - V poor season
  • 2010

    Harvest: 3rd week September
    6 Large fruits only
  • 2009

    Harvest: 3rd week September

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