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St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref P1

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
P1
Tree Type Apple
Variety Ellison's Orange
Rootstock MM106
Date Planted 29 March 2010
Tree Description Cox's Orange Pippin x Calville Blanc. Greenish yellow, flushed red, like a large Cox in appearance. Excellent cropper. Crisp and juicy if eaten off the tree, soft when fully ripe. Aniseed flavour develops after picking. Early autumn dessert apple.
Comments Good in a fruit salad. Fruits well elsewhere in St. James (RP & CS).
Orchard Map
If you gather not by hand (which is Tedious) Lay a truss of straw beneath the Tree and over that a blanket, discretely shaking them down, not to many at a time   (Cook, The Making of Cider 1678)