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
Among sweet dews and flowers; where any row of fruit-trees over-woody reach'd too far their pampered boughs, and needed hands to check fruitless embraces   (John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book V 213)