Dr Harvey


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Dr Harvey
An old Norfolk culinary variety with attractive blossom and a lovely flavour.


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Remains well known in Norfolk, where it was raised, this very long lived tree is a cooking variety that was once widely valued. Sometimes known simply as ‘Harvey’ and also noted for it’s attractive blossom.

Doctor Harvey Apple tree – Season:

Harvest mid late September, for use until November.

Dr Harvey Apple - appearance:

A large, conical greenish gold apple with a pinkish bronze flush on the sunny side.

Dr Harvey apple trees – flavour:

Cooks down to a puree with a very good mildly acidic flavour.


Exclusively a culinary apple. Excels for baking and sauces.

Cropping & Growth

Hardy and a tree of medium vigour, good cropping capabilities. Attractive large pink blossom.

Dr Harvey - Pollination: ‘C’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Here are some good suggested varieties:

Court Pendu Plat

Annies Elizabeth

Charles Ross


American Mother


Tree sizes for Dr Harvey apple trees:

M27 is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred.

M9 is classed as dwarfing and a good intermiate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil.

M26 stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread.

MM106 is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.


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