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Tree comparisons



Apple trees
King David

A popular Arkansas variety with a rich southern flavor.
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Using


Apple trees
King David
Picking season Very late
Uses Eating fresh
Cooking
Juice
Hard cider
Cropping Heavy
Keeping (of fruit) 1-2 months
Flavour quality Very good
Flavour style (apples) Sweet/Sharp
Fruit persistence Persistent
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Growing


Apple trees
King David
Gardening skill Average
Self-fertility Not self-fertile
Pollination group 3
Pollinating others Poor
Ploidy Diploid
Vigour Vigorous
Precocity Precocious
Bearing regularity Regular
Fruit bearing Spur-bearer
Organic culture Suitable
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Problems


Apple trees
King David
Disease resistance Good
Scab Some resistance
Fireblight Very resistant
Cedar apple rust Some resistance
Bitter pit Some susceptibility
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Climate


Apple trees
King David
Summer average maximum temperatures Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
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Identification


Apple trees
King David
Country of origin United States
Period of origin 1850 - 1899
Fruit colour Crimson
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