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Harvey

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Norfolk and was named after Dr Gabriel Harvey of Cambridge. It was mentioned in 1629 by Parkinson. Fruits have firm, coarse textured, very dry flesh with a subacid and perfumed flavour.

Synonyms:
Doctor Harvey, Doctor Harvey's Apple, Dr. Harvey, Dr. Harvey's apple, Golden Warrior, Harvey Apple, The Doctor
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
76.00mm 2
Width
76.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1920 - 016

  

Accession name
Harvey
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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