Malus Domestica James Grieves

 

Malus Domestica James Grieves, Orchard Apple. Award winning apple raised in Scotland by Mr James Grieve of Edinburgh. A mid-season desert apple with a very juicy refreshing flavour. The fruits are medium in size round to conical in shape with yellowy green, striped skin, speckled with red. The flesh is creamy white, soft and juicy. It displays a balance of sweet and acid, and cooks very well, Deciduous.

 

*Espalier available, select below

 

 

Plant in moist fertile well drained soil. Full sun, Hardy.

 

Pollination If this apple planted in an urban area a partner for pollination is not generally required.

 

General Fruit Tree & Fruit Planting and care

  • Water the Fruit or Fruit tree thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If planting the Fruit or Fruit Tree in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • If using a stake position the Fruit Tree against the stake if one stake is used or in the middle if two are being used.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well.
  • Secure to the stake or stakes using one or two rubber adjustable straps.
  • Water the Fruit thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.