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St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref E2

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
E2
Tree Type Apple
Variety Adam's Pearmain
Rootstock MM106
Date Planted 15 March 2010
Tree Description A small conical gold and yellow apple, of good quality sharp but sweet, adaptable and hardy, prolific when established though sometimes biennial. Upright growth. A new year dessert apple. Ripening in December or early January, keeping till February or early March.
Comments Suggested by RP. Popular in Victorian times. Probably from Norfolk or Herefordshire. Lawrence D. Hills' high Vitamin C group, 16.30Mg. Vitamin C per 100 grams.
Orchard Map
They dined on mince, and slices of quince, which they ate with a runcible spoon   (Edward Lear, 'The Owl and the Pussy-cat')