St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref J2

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
Tree Type Apple
Variety Coeur de Boeuf
Rootstock M25
Date Planted 23 January 2011
Tree Description A large flat round apple, red flush over a green skin. Cooks to a sweet, lemon coloured puree. Keeps well. Vigorous, spreading tree.
Comments Suggested by RP & CS. A very old French variety possibly the same as the 13th. century De Rouviau.

Grafted in situ.
Orchard Map
The moon on the wane, gather fruit for to last, but winter fruit gather when Michael is past   (Tusser, Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry 1573)