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St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref M6

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
M6
Tree Type Cider Apple
Variety Dabinett
Rootstock MM106
Date Planted 15 March 2010
Tree Description Small greenish yellow fruit, strong aroma when ripe. Produces sweet astringent juice and bitter-sweet cider.
Comments Suggested by EK.
Orchard Map
Every cottage garden has its own miniature orchard: a dozen trees set out in two rows with the lower trunks whitewashed like bobby-socks to keep the insects at bay.   (Roger Deakin writing about Ukraine)