Inside, they have creamy-white flesh that bruises easily.
They are sweet, tart and juicy.
The tree is self-fertile, but does better with another apple tree to cross-pollinate with.
James Grieve Apples can drop from the tree if the weather is too warm.
They are good for fresh-eating but also fine for cooking.
James Grieve Apples do not store well, only keeping for up to 3 weeks after harvesting.
Developed by Mr. James Grieve in Edinburgh, Scotland, from either Pott’s Seedling or Cox’s Orange Pippin (recorded in 1893,) James Grieve Apples received the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Merit in 1897.