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James Grieve Apple tree

Owner: Stephen

Location:  Hemel Hempstead, HERTS,, United Kingdom

Age of this tree:2024 years
Pruning:Remedial only, to remove crossing or inward-growing branches
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

I'm not certain that this is James Grieve - that is my own identification, but I haven't had it formally identified. It is a large, mature tree, which I inherited with the house. It was already mature in 1978, when I moved here, so it miust be quite old.

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Spring blossom: 2 May