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Fruit tree comparison - Kingston Black
Cider apple trees

Kingston Black

Kingston Black is one of the premier English cider varieties and produces a bittersharp juice.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Average
CroppingLight
Fertility?Not self-fertile
Flowering group?4
Pollinating others?Average
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Average growth
Precocity?Slow to start bearing
Bearing regularity?Regular
Fruit bearing?Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence?Normal ripening

Using

Picking season?Very late
Flavour quality?Very good
Juice styleBittersharp (cider)

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Identification

Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colourCrimson
Leaf colourGreen