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Red James Grieve



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.  Pollination partners

Red James Grieve apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

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). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

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.

Characteristics of Red James Grieve apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourFlushed
FlavourSubacid
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeEarly/Mid Sep
Season of useSep-Oct
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitSpreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingHeavy
Disease resistanceCanker - Susceptible
Mildew - Resistant
Pollination date10
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageJames Grieve