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Tan Harvey

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Trees found in 1980 by James Evans in the Tamar Valley, Cornwall. A good, reliable, heavy cropping cider apple which produces a bittersweet cider.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1992 - 135

  

Accession name
Tan Harvey
Flowering time  ›››
25th April10% flowering
28th AprilFull (80%) flowering
9th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Flat 1
Height
41.52 mm 1
Width
54.86 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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