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Tompkins King Apple Tree

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$59.99
SKU A480D

Malus domestica 'Tompkins King'

Known simply as King, (or King of Tomkins County), this large, hearty apple has a yellow-green background with heavy red striping and blushing. They are excellent for eating fresh, for cidering, and for cooking. Will keep 2-3 months. Known before 1804. This highly prized apple is a tip bearer.

Tip bearer pruning note: Wait to prune until two inches of new growth has begun in spring. Then prune back to 6-8' of last years growth!

This variety is a triploid and is pollen sterile. It will not pollinize other varieties.

 

USDA Zone: 4-9

Grow Height: 11' (Dwarf)

Sun: Full Sun

Ripening Time: October

Pollination: Needs a Pollinizer

Dwarf Rootstock: EMLA 26

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$59.99
SKU A480D