St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref J8

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
Tree Type Apple
Variety Ashmead's Kernel
Rootstock MM106
Date Planted 15 March 2010
Tree Description Pale green aromatic fruit with strong, sweet-sharp, intense flavour. Firm white flesh. Selected in a blindfold test as the best of all apples for flavour, surpassing Cox. A fairly large tree. A new year dessert apple.
Comments Suggested by RP & CS. Fruiting well elsewhere in St. James (RP & CS).
Orchard Map
White butterflies in the air; White daisies prank the ground: The cherry and the hoary pear Scatter their snow around.   (From 'Spring Goeth All in White' by Robert Bridges)