King of Tompkins County, also known as Tompkins County King, was originally thought to be from Jacksonville, Tompkins County, NY, but it is more likely from Washington, New Jersey, and was brought to Tompkins County in 1804.
The apple is large, smooth skinned, yellow, rectangular, with orange red blush. The flesh isyellowish, coarse, crisp, tender, flavor subacid.
The tree is vigorous, spreading and productive, and triploid. Susceptible to fireblight. Harvest: late September-mid October, Season: October-December.