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Poelman's Rode James Grieve



Brighter coloured earlier ripening sport of James Grieve.

Origin: Netherlands, 1960

Pollination: Poelman's Rode James Grieve is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Poelman's Rode James Grieve apple trees produced to special order

We do not stock this variety, but we might be able to produce trees for you through our custom grafting service, depending on the availability of suitable grafting material. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Poelman's Rode James Grieve tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Poelman's Rode James Grieve tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Poelman's Rode James Grieve tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Poelman's Rode James Grieve tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Poelman's Rode James Grieve tree custom-grafted on M25 rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later).

History and description of Poelman's Rode James Grieve

Found by A A M Poelman, Netherlands. First recorded 1960. A brighter coloured, earlier ripening sport of James Grieve. See James Grieve for details

Characteristics of Poelman's Rode James Grieve apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourFlushed
FlavourSubacid
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Sep
Season of useSep-Oct
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitSpreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Pollination date10
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageJames Grieve