All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

James Grieve Apple tree

Owner: Nora

Location:  BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2008
Age of this tree:13 years
Rootstock:Dwarf
Soil:Alkaline 
Climate at this location:Windy, wet, milder these days.
Pruning:Prune in New Year
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated

Owner's comments

Best tasting apples ever. Stunning crop this year.

Season records for this tree

  • 2018

    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
    Fabulous crop this year.
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