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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
21.95 Currently out of stock.

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 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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