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St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref G5

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
G5
Tree Type Apple
Variety Adam's Pearmain
Rootstock M25
Date Planted 23 January 2011
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
He struck me as looking like a pear on top of two toothpicks.   (Dean Gooderham Acheson, of Charles de Gaulle, 22 Oct 1980)