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APPLE, KINGSTON BLACK
Black Taunton, Malus domestica Kingston Black

APPLE, KINGSTON BLACK (Black Taunton) (Malus domestica Kingston Black)
 

Thought to have arisen in the village of Kingston in Somerset in the late nineteenth century. Apples are small, deep red with a dark maroon flush. They produce a full-bodied cider with a very distinctive flavour. Mid-flowering period, harvest early November.

Season of Use: Nov. For Cider Making

 Maiden
 MM106 Br
17.95 Bare rooted stock will be available
from Nov., see below/right.

POLLINATORS FOR APPLE, KINGSTON BLACK

This plant is in pollination group 2 and requires a pollinator, choose a tree in group 1, 2 or 3 (listed below).

DescriptionSeason of UseCooker/Desert DescriptionSeason of UseCooker/Desert
Arthur TurnerAug-OctCulinary (Suitable for Cooking) Ashmead's KernelDec-MarDesert Fruit
Beauty of BathEarly AugDesert Fruit BountifulOct-JanCulinary (Suitable for Cooking)Desert Fruit
BraeburnOct-JanDesert Fruit Charles RossOct-NovCulinary (Suitable for Cooking)Desert Fruit
Chivers DelightNov.-Jan.Desert Fruit Christmas PippinOct-JanDesert Fruit
Core BlimeyOct-JanDesert Fruit Cox's Self-FertileOct-JanDesert Fruit
Dabinett (Cider)Nov.For Cider Making DiscoveryAug-SeptDesert Fruit
Egremont RussetOct-DecDesert Fruit Ellison's OrangeSept-OctDesert Fruit
FiestaOct-MarDesert Fruit Galloway PippinNov-FebCulinary (Suitable for Cooking)Desert Fruit
Golden DeliciousNov.-Feb.Desert Fruit Herefordshire Redstreak (Cider)NovFor Cider Making
Herefordshire RussetSept-JanDesert Fruit Howgate WonderOct-JanCulinary (Suitable for Cooking)
KatySeptDesert Fruit Kidd's Orange RedOct-FebDesert Fruit
Laxton's SuperbNov-MarDesert Fruit Red DevilSept-JanDesert Fruit
Red FalstaffOct-MarDesert Fruit Red PippinOct-MarDesert Fruit
Red WindsorAug-Mid OctDesert Fruit Royal GalaLate Sept-DecDesert Fruit
ScrumptiousSept-OctDesert Fruit SunsetNov-DecDesert Fruit
SurpizeSep-DecDesert Fruit Tickled PinkLate Sept.Culinary (Suitable for Cooking)Desert Fruit
Tom Putt (Cider)Sept-NovCulinary (Suitable for Cooking)For Cider Making Winter GemOct-MarDesert Fruit
Worcester PearmainAug-SeptDesert Fruit   

Key: CookerCooking Apple, Dessert AppleDessert fruit, Suitable for Cider MakingCider Apple.

Crab apples such as Golden Hornet and John Downie also are good pollinators for all apples. In areas where there are many apple trees already growing it may not be necessary to plant an extra pollinator.


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Bare-rooted plants (marked br or tr) can only be sent when they are dormant (November March).

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