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Apple trees
James Grieve

James Grieve is the classic Scottish dual-purpose apple. It can be eaten fresh, and is also excellent for juicing and cooking.
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Growing


Apple trees
James Grieve
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersGood
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
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Using


Apple trees
James Grieve
Picking seasonMid
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
CroppingGood
Food usesEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
Hard cider
Dual purpose
Flavour style (apples)Sharper
Cooking resultKeeps shape
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Problems


Apple trees
James Grieve
Disease resistanceAverage
ScabSome susceptibility
CankerSome resistance
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Identification


Apple trees
James Grieve
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colourOrange flush
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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