Tompkins King Apple Tree (a.k.a. King, King of Tompkins County) originated in Warren County, New Jersey and brought to Tompkins County, New York, by Jacob Wycoff in 1804.
The fruit is large and aromatic. The skin has yellow to orange base color with dark red stripes. The flesh is yellow, coarse-grained, crisp, sweet and tender. The fruit is good for fresh eating, apple pies, and cider making. Keeps up to four months but gradually lose the flavor.
It is triploid and needs to have a source of compatible pollen nearby to get pollinated. It is ripening in the middle of September. Grows cold hardness zones 5-9.