Malus d. James Grieve

Malus d. James Grieve

Regular price €29.95
Malus d. James Grieve, commonly known as James Grieve apple, is a popular fruit tree variety that thrives in the Irish climate. It is highly sought after for its delicious apples and suitability to the region's weather conditions.

Height/Spread: James Grieve apple trees typically reach a height of 10-15 feet (3-4.5 meters) with a spread of 8-12 feet (2.4-3.6 meters). It is a moderately-sized tree, making it suitable for gardens of various sizes in the Irish climate.

Position: This apple tree variety prefers a sunny and sheltered position in Irish gardens. It thrives in areas that receive full sunlight for most of the day, allowing the tree to maximize its fruit production potential. It is important to choose a location that provides protection from strong winds, which can damage the tree and affect fruit development.

Soil: James Grieve apple trees prefer well-draining soil that is fertile and loamy. In the Irish climate, it is crucial to ensure the soil is well-prepared and enriched with organic matter, such as compost or well-rotted manure. This promotes healthy root growth and supports optimal fruiting.

Flowering Season: James Grieve apple trees produce attractive white blossoms in late spring, usually around May in the Irish climate. The flowers add a beautiful touch to the garden and also attract beneficial pollinators, essential for fruit set.

Uses: This apple variety is highly valued for its fruit. The James Grieve apples are medium-sized and possess a delightful combination of sweet and tart flavors, making them ideal for fresh eating and culinary uses. They are harvested in late summer, usually around September in Ireland. Gardeners in the Irish climate enjoy cultivating James Grieve apple trees not only for their delicious fruit but also for their ornamental value and the joy they bring to the garden.
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We operate our own delivery service within 12km of the garden centre for €15, for this service we can deliver you any item from Windyridge. 

Outside of this radius we out source couriers, we cannot unfortunately ship a lot of bulkier items such as large pots, composts and many of our more delicate living things. 

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