James Grieve is a well known and reliable cropper with an excellent refreshing flavour. The apples have red flush strives on pale-green with a creamy-white, soft and juicy flesh. The cropping period for James Grieve is mid season (Early September). The apples are juicy and tangy when picked straight from the tree in early September and if left on the tree into October become a sweeter fruit. Malus domestica 'James Grieve' is the latin name for this popular apple tree. In 10 years the tree should grow to approx. 5 metres. James Grieve is suited to clay, sandy or loam soil types and prefers a position in full sun or partial shade.