Apple 'James Grieve' Malus domestica 'James Grieve' (D)
'James Grieve' is a culinary or dessert cultivar in pollination group 3. Suitable for northerly, colder rainfall areas. Good, regular crops of apples, yellow-green speckled and striped orange-red, but can easily bruise. Savoury, crisp to melting flesh; when cooked keeps shape, with juicy, delicate flavour. Season of use is from September to October, and longer
About this plant
apple 'James Grieve'
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Regular pruning is required - see apple pruning; spur bearing
Loam, Sand, SoilClay
- Suitable locations
Wall-side Borders Cottage & Informal Garden
Propagate by chip budding or grafting onto a clonal rootstock for fruit. The rootstock used will largely determine the vigour of the tree
Aphids, woolly aphid, rosy apple aphid, fruit tree red spider mite, mussel scale, codling moth and caterpillars are the main pests on edible apples
Prone to apple scab and apple canker; resistant to powdery mildews. Can be affected by honey fungus and blossom wilt.