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King of Tompkins County Apple tree

Owner: Christine

Location:  Corbett, OR, United States

Age:Planted in about 2009
Age of this tree:12 years
Soil:Loamy, rich, fertile 
Climate at this location:Pacific Northwest--cool, rainy winters; warm, dry summers
Pruning:We prune back each year to keep the branches open
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:apple maggot, coddling moth

Owner's comments

Huge apples. This is the first year it's produced in any quantity, but we've only had it for 4 years. Really good flavor. We were told it was a "King Apple" grown by Thomas Jefferson when we bought it; after researching it (since we got fruit from it last year), it seems most likely that it's a King of Tomkins County.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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