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King of Tompkins County Apple

Malus domestica
An old American apple popular in the 19th Century.

Origin: USA 1804

Pollination:  King of Tompkins County is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



King of Tompkins County Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


Main characteristics of King of Tompkins County

Use Dessert
Colour Red
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Mid Oct
Season of use  Nov-Mar

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant
Suitable for Wet Regions
Special features Good for Cider
Good for Drying

Pollination date  10
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile Triploid
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