Apple - Red James Grieve

Red James Grieve Apple

Malus domestica
A more highly coloured sport of James Grieve.

Origin: Essex UK 1922

Pollination:  Red James Grieve is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Red James Grieve Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


History and description of Red James Grieve

A more highly coloured sport of James Grieve found 1922 in the orchards of W P Seabrook. See James Grieve for further details.



Main characteristics of Red James Grieve

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Flushed
Flavour Subacid
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Early/Mid Sep
Season of use  Sep-Oct

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Heavy
Disease resistance  Canker: Susceptible
Mildew: Resistant

Pollination date  10
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  James Grieve