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James Grieve Apple tree

Owner: Lenore

Location:  Beverley, EAST YORKS, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:not known
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:codling moth

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 23 April
    Harvest: 3rd week September
    Lots of blossom this year- 1st blossom was 14th April, but low temperatures are slowing the rate of opening. Brilliant crop- more than usual, in spite of the cold in April, which I thought would affect the pollination.
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 15 April