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St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref S2

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
S2
Tree Type Apple
Variety Egremont Russet
Rootstock M25
Date Planted 23 January 2011
Tree Description A fine golden russet, one of the best flavoured of all English apples. Will keep till Christmas. Upright in growth. A late autumn dessert apple.
Comments Grafted in situ.
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)