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Apple (Malus) James Grieve
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James Grieve


Description: James Grieve is a well known, well flavoured early dessert apple. Red flush stripes over pale green with a creamy white, juicy, rather soft flesh. Excellent refreshing flavour and a reliable cropper. A deservedly popular apple which is grown commercially in the UK, usually as a pollinator for Cox. Can be used for eating, juicing and cooking, keeps its shape when cooked and is known to be one of the best apples to accompany a cheese board!

History: Raised by James Grieve in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is said to be seedling from Potts' Seedling. First recorded in 1893 and was introduced by his employers, Dicksons Nurserymen. Received Award of Merit from Royal Horticultural Society in 1897 and First Class Certificate in 1906.

General attributes

Suitable for planting in any UK district Suitable for planting in any UK district
Award-winning Award-winning

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking
Good Eater Eating
Suitable for juicing Juice

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Self-fertile Self-fertile
Suitable for patio Suitable for patio
Picking month Early September Picking month Early September
Stores until October Stores until October