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Erich Neumanns Roter James Grieve

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A sport of James Grieve having a darker flush and stripes. It originated in 1953 with Erich Neumann of Germany. Fruits have rather soft, very juicy flesh with a good refreshing flavour.

Erich Neumann's Roter, Neumann James Grieve, Neumanns Red James Grieve, Red James Grieve (Neumann)
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sport of James Grieve
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Dark Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2

Accession No.
1957 - 067


Accession name
Erich Neumann's Roter
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1

1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register