All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

James Grieve Apple tree

Owner: N.

Location:  Cambridge, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:MM111
Soil:Shallow sandy-gravelly loam 
Climate at this location:Warm, dry, windy
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Capsid bug

Owner's comments

This variety and rootstock seem ideally suited to dry soil conditions, or a harsh winter. Does not seem to like to grow in my mild climate and low-fertility soil. Tree removed 2011.

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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