Apple 'King Solomon'

Malus x domestica

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Malus (MAY-lus) (Info)
Species: x domestica (doh-MESS-tik-a) (Info)
Cultivar: King Solomon
Additional cultivar information:(aka Solomon)
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USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

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Propagation Methods:

By grafting

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Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Dec 13, 2004, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Also known as Solomon. An old Georgia apple originating before the Civil War and once sold by the Forest Nursery of Fairview, Kentucky. Other details of its history are unknown. The apple is medium-sized with yellowish-orange skin with stripes and splashes of red. The coarse yellow flesh is tender, juicy and flavorful. Ripens August to September.