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Green Harvey

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project

Accession No.
1930 - 039

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials from Cambridgeshire. It was recorded in 1813. Fruits have firm, tough flesh with an acid flavour.

Accession name
Green Harvey
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
62.46 mm 1
Width
73.60 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Crunch
crumbly 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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