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Malus domestica ‘James Grieve eating apple’

Apple eating

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  • Malus domestica ‘James Grieve eating apple’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Malus domestica ‘James Grieve eating apple’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMay & September
  • Height10m to 8m
  • Growth HabitUpright hemi-spherical
  • Flower ColourPink-white
  • Leaf ColourGreen
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Malus domestica ‘James Grieve eating apple’ (Apple eating). This variety has yellow skin that is striped red, the apple has good flavour is soft and juicy. It will store for about a month. It has a savoury, crisp to melting flesh; when cooked keeps shape, with juicy, delicate flavour. Good, regular crops; fruit bruises easily. Prone to scab, canker; resistant to mildew; requires well-drained soil. Season: Sept. - Oct. and longer

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree or Fruit

Origin

Europe, USA and Asia

Interest and use

Culinary

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  • Malus domestica ‘James Grieve eating apple’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Malus domestica ‘James Grieve eating apple’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Loamy
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will prefer a cool, moist climate with full sun with fertile, well-drained, loamy soil. You must protect from strong winds.

Propagation

You can propagate by budding in summer or grafting in winter.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Canker

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