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Golden Harvey Apple tree

Owner: N.

Location:  United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Shallow sandy-gravelly loam 
Climate at this location:Warm, dry, windy
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Local pests:Scab on leaves (but not fruits)

Owner's comments

Not prone to pests or diseases, other than scab on the leaves. Fruits very acid-sweet flavour; need to mellow in storage for best eating quality. Vigour appears to be about average; not nearly as vigorous as would be expected of a variety listed as "T3" (vigorous) and which is also reputed to be one of those most suited to the Eastern UK and shallow sandy soils.

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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