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James Grieve Apple tree

Owner: Bluemarlin

Location:  Burnley, LANCASHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Heavy clay, acidic 
Climate at this location:Very rainy
Tree form:Standard
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)

Owner's comments

A bargain from Lidl to help pollination of our other apple trees. It was planted in 2007, and this is the first year we have had more than a handful of apples. The fruit is a good size, slightly pocked skin but fine to eat.