St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref H7

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
Tree Type Apple
Variety Doctor Harvey
Rootstock M25
Date Planted 23 January 2011
Tree Description Medium fruit green-yellow in colour. A hardy tree and a good bearer. Ripens late September.
Comments Fruiting well elsewhere in St. James (RP & CS).
For many years one grew in the hedge by the main Bungay to Norwich road near Kirstead (RP).
Reputedly one of the oldest English apples.

Grafted in situ.
Orchard Map
Then hath thy orchard fruit, thy garden flowers, fresh as the air, and new as are the hours. The early cherry, with the later plum, fig, grape, and quince, each in his time doth come.   (Ben Johnson)