St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref N5

Tree Details   
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The first Beauty of Bath from the orchard
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Tree Type Apple
Variety Beauty of Bath
Rootstock MM106
Date Planted 15 March 2010
Tree Description Very early, rather small, mottled orange and scarlet on yellow, pleasantly sharp but sweet and juicy. A late summer dessert apple, ready in August. Best eaten straight off the tree.
Comments Suggested by RP. RP has childhood memories of a Beauty of Bath tree in his grandmother's Norfolk orchard chicken run. To pick fruit meant facing a rather vicious cock, who lorded it over the whole orchard.
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He struck me as looking like a pear on top of two toothpicks.   (Dean Gooderham Acheson, of Charles de Gaulle, 22 Oct 1980)