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Fruit tree comparison - King of Tompkins County
Apple trees

King of Tompkins County

An heirloom apple from New York state, primarily used for cooking.  Remove this variety from the comparison


Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Heavy
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 3
Pollinating others? Poor
Ploidy? Triploid
Vigour? Large
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening


Picking season? Late
Use / keeping? 1-2 months
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Sharper

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Country of origin United States
Period of origin 1800 - 1849
Fruit colour Orange flush
Leaf colour Green