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Apples: Malus domestica 'King David'

Botanical name: Malus domestica 'King David'

Common name: apple

also known as (semi-dwarf apple)

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Sprite
created by:
chief cultivator

Mercer island, Wa

at a glance

Soil: damp, acidic, sand
Sun:
  
Zones: 5a thru 10b
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
deciduous
Category:   
Attributes:

bee attracting, edible

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description for "Apples: Malus domestica 'King David'"

Semi-dwarf 'King David' is a solid red late season apple that hangs late on the tree and should be picked when full color develops. Yellow flesh, firm, crisp and juicy. Would be handsome espaliered. Best flavor in mountains. Minimum of 6 hours of sun required during growing season. 3-4 years until fruit bearing. -- edited by dtd pbcouchman

History:

The 'King David' hybrid was introduced in 1893.

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