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James Grieve Apple tree

Owner: Ian

Location:  Fetcham, SURREY, United Kingdom

Age of this tree:2020 years
Soil:Clay 
Climate at this location:Southern climate, qute sheltered from W, N & E.
Pruning:regulr winter pruning to keep it open
Tree form:Standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Harvest: 4th week September  10kg / 22lbs
    Size: 4.0m / 13.3ft high   4.0m / 13.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Mild attack
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Bumper harvest, excellent flavour for eating soon after picking (slightly sharp)
  • 2014

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  • 2009


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