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Apple
King David 

 

 

 

 
SummaryA good quality American apple variety, notable for its resistance to fireblight.




Identification

King David




Fruit colourRed




Flesh colourWhite to Cream, pale yellow




Fruit sizeVariable




Fruit shapeFlat-round




Using

King David




FlavorGood




Flavour styleSweeter




Ripening periodMid season




Use/Keeping1-2 months




Cooking result




Growing

King David




Picking




CroppingHeavy




VigourLarge




PollinationFlowering group 3
Flowers Mid season
Self-sterile
Gardening skill




ProblemsScab - Some resistance
Fireblight - Very resistant
Cedar apple rust - Some resistance
Bitter pit - Some susceptibility

Other

King David




Country of originUnited States




Other qualities


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