St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref F5

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
Tree Type Apple
Variety Blenheim Orange
Rootstock M25
Date Planted 23 January 2011
Tree Description A large orange-yellow fruit, crisp, somewhat acid but distinctly flavoured. An old and much cultivated sort, rather long in cropping. A broad spreading tree. A midwinter dessert apple, ripening in November, keeping till January and February. Picked in October and stored until ripe.
Comments Suggested by RP & CS. Fruiting well elsewhere in St. James (RP & CS). Traditionally an apple for Christmas.
Orchard Map
A cherry year, a merry year, A plum year, a dumb year.   (Traditional. A rhyme without reason)