St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref N1

Tree Details   
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Tree Type Apple
Variety Greensleeves
Rootstock MM106
Date Planted 15 March 2010
Tree Description James Grieve x Golden Delicious. Sweetness and honeyed taste of Golden Delicious but balanced by acidity of James Grieve; firm, juicy, deep cream flesh. Early in season the fruit is hard and sharp, becoming sweeter and softer. A late autumn dessert apple.

Comments Suggested by EK.
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)