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APPLE 'James Grieve'

Commonly known as Culinary apple, Dessert apple

Pale yellow and crimson dessert apple


Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£50.00 each 

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
  • Deciduous
  • White - white blossom, blushed deep pink.
  • Height and Spread - MM 106 semi-dwarfing rootstock. 3.6m-5.6m (12ft-18ft).
  • Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit - dessert (can be used for cooking in July). Spur-bearer. Produces fruit on spurs along branch. Pick early September for use September to October.
  • Tree
  • Zero Rated Item - No VAT on this plant
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - heavy, regular cropper. Poor keeping quality as fruits are easily damaged. Wildlife plant - bees and other insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - canker, scab. (in more humid areas). Resistant to mildew.
  • Place of origin - Scotland pre. 1893. J. Grieve, Edinburgh.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -

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