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James Grieve Apple tree

Owner: June

Location:  Stockport, CHESHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Climate at this location:Cool, Wet and Windy
Pruning:Been pruned hard back to main branches approx 5yrs ago
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:Codling Moth

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 3 May
    Harvest: 1st week October
    Fruit badly affected by codling moth this year
  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 15 May
    Harvest: 2nd week September
    Less fruit affected by the codling moth this year