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Golden Harvey

Dessert / Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in the 1600s in Herefordshire. Fruits have firm, crisp, yellow flesh with a sweet, rich, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Bradley's Golden Pippin, Brandy, Brandy Apple, Guernsey Pippin, Harvey Dore, Harvey's Gold Apfel, Harvey's Goldapfel, Herefordshire Golden Harvey, Round Russet Harley, Round Russet Harvey, The Harvey Apple
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Westhope)

Accession No.
1954 - 024

  

Accession name
Golden Harvey
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
42.17 mm 1
Width
48.98 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
very high 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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