A classic addition to our eating apple range and one that is particularly popular with our despatch lads in the autumn!
Pale pink flowers in spring are followed by sweet edible fruits in late autumn to early winter. It prefers a fertile and moist free draining soil in full sun or partial shade, it does not do so well on heavy clay like other varieties.
Malus James Grieve is partially self fertile so although a pollinating partner will be of benefit it is not essential
For best fruiting results keep the ground fallow a metre radius from the trunk and top dress this area with bark mulch. This cuts down weed competition which in turn increases fruit size.
If you live in an area prone to rabbits or deer then we recommend rabbit guards for these trees.
Mature height: 3-7m
Mature spread: 4-6m